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Alleged rapist was carrying panga and unlicensed handgun

An alleged rapist was arrested and a panga and an unlicensed handgun were seized after an incident in Wedela at around 02:00 on 10 October. According to the Wedela SAPS communications officer, Const. Zikhona Sifuba, the 34-year-old victim woke up at the sound of someone knocking at the door. When she asked who was there,…

Customer injured in armed robbery on Friday the 13th

A customer was assaulted during an armed robbery at a Welverdiend supermarket on the evening of Friday the 13th. According to an employee of S.A Supermarket, Mr Ansar Ali, he was behind the counter serving customers at around 19:05 on 13 October while his co-worker was somewhere on the floor. He says two men entered…

Man dies after being buried in silo

A man from Merafong was buried under around several tonnes of maize at the Holfontein Maize Depot on the R500 to Magaliesburg at around 10:00 on Monday, 16 October. According to Mr Gerrit Bradnick of Gladiator Distress Alert, he received a call requesting help with the removal of a body of an employee from one…

Ouers kan nou krimineel vervolg word oor pakslae

Mail and Gaurdian berig dat die “redelike tugtiging” van ‘n kind deur ‘n ouer kan nie meer as ‘n geldige verweer teen ‘n aanklag van aanranding gebruik word nie. Ouers wat hulle kinders pakslae gee kan moontlik krimineel vervolg word op dieselfde wyse soos as ʼn volwassene geslaan word.

Wedela door-to-door campaign targets human trafficking

A number of role players took part in a door-todoor awareness campaign on human trafficking in Wedela on the morning of 12 October. The ‘Are Ageng’ Social Development, the elderly of Wedela, Wedela CWP, Wedela Clinic, health promoters, the Wedela Youth Desk, Social Prevention and the communications officer went around Skopas and distributed a total…
Fifi, die nege maande oue pekinees, was 'n vertroetelde hondjie wat net liefde geken het.

Man aangekla na hondjie se dood

VANDERBIJLPARK. – Fifi was nie maar net ‘n hond nie, sy was deel van die gesin. Om dié rede het ‘n paartjie besluit om amptelik ‘n saak aanhangig te maak teen die man wat hul viervoetkind raakgery en toe in ‘n sak weggooi het terwyl sy volgens hulle nog geleef en in geweldige pyn was.
Braam Botha (46) wat verlede week in die streekhof in Vanderbijlpark tot vyf jaar tronkstraf gevonnis is, nadat hy in Augustus die Laerskool Vaalrivier se skoolbus gesteel het.

Busdief nou vyf jaar agter tralies

VANDERBIJLPARK. – In plaas daarvan om agter die stuurwiel van ‘n gesteelde skoolbus te sit, gaan Braam Botha (46) nou vyf jaar agter tralies deurbring.
Anglo Gold Asnati's Mponeng Mine, where the incident occurred.

Search for missing miner still on

Rescue teams at Mponeng are still searching for a miner that has been trapped underground since Saturday.

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