Police seizes drugs worth R1 Million

20 January 2021

Polokwane – The relentless efforts by members of the South African Police Service in Limpopo to rid the province of drugs has paid off, following the arrest of a 40-year-old man at his hideout in Polokwane on Friday 8 January. Members of the Limpopo Highway Patrol and the Tracing Team investigated after receiving a tip-off. According to police spokesperson lieutenant colonel Mamphaswa Seabi, the police swooped in on the premises and discovered large quantities of nyaope, crystal meth and drug manufacturing chemicals worth more than R1 million. Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect is possibly the kingpin who has been distributing drugs to local dealers who are selling it on the streets. The suspect will soon appear before the Polokwane magistrates’ court. 

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Scores jailed for flouting lockdown rules

12 January 2021

Limpopo – Police in Limpopo arrested 496 people around the province for contravening lockdown level 3 restrictions during an operation conducted from Thursday 31 December 2020 to 1 January 2021.

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Thabazimbi-Dwaalboom road accident  

12 January 2021

Thabazimbi – Three adults and a three-month-old baby survived a serious car accident on the Thabazimbi-Dwaalboom road on Wednesday 6 January.

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Sensitive readersread no further! 

18 December 2020

Brits – A 23-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl appeared before the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Monday 23 November on charges related to assaulting their week-old baby. 

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10-YEAR SENTENCE FOR FRAUDSTER ATTORNEY 

18 December 2020

Brits – Isak Snyman a 46-year-old attorney was sentenced on Tuesday 8 December by the specialised commercial crimes court in Pretoria for theft of trust funds. 

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Avoiding festive season house break-ins

02 December 2020

SA – Specialised security services expect crime to increase exponentially because of the dire financial situation of many people following the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. It is important that people are alert and take precautions to avoid crime and other atrocities.

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Hoërskool Ellisras leerder onverwags oorlede

02 December 2020

Lephalale – Jandré Stanz, ‘n Graad 9 leerder van Hoërskool Ellisras, is skielik oorlede op Dinsdag 24 November. Volgens ‘n skrywe van die skool het dié gebeur kort na hy met sy fiets by die skool aangeland het. Jandré se gedenkdiens sal op 28 November plaasvind vanuit die Hervormde Kerk Onverwacht-gemeente. Ons betuig ons innige meegevoel aan sy se vriende en familie.

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N1 tree felling

02 December 2020

Limpopo – The Limpopo province attracts domestic and foreign tourists for its plant and animal life. While driving from the Gauteng province the indigenous trees along the N1 remind travellers that they are coming to a special place where the wilderness is treasured.

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Tips to prevent hijackings and robberies

02 December 2020

Thabazimbi – Too often members of the community fall victim to crimes like hijacking, house, and business robberies. The South African Police Service (SAPS) has a few tips that may help keep you safe.

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Manhunt for escaped prisoner  

02 December 2020

Lephalale – A 31-year-old man escaped from the Lephalale Magistrates’ Court holding cells on Monday 24 November. The incident is being investigated.  The police have since launched a manhunt for Tawanda Trust, who escaped moments after he had appeared in court on a charge of theft.

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