Northern Cape

Richmond man sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment for robbery, housebreaking and theft

The SAPS welcomes the 20 years’ prison sentence that was handed down to Jason Witbooi (23) for robbery, theft, house breaking and theft on 06 May 2024, in the Richmond Regional Court. The first theft incident occurred in November 2020 when Wibooi intruded a house in Richmond, grabbed a cellphone from a female, and fled […]
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Police operation nabs two Somalian nationals with a consignment of Khat

The Northern Cape Provincial Organised Crime Investigations Unit and the Colesberg Highway Patrol followed up on information and arrested two Somalian nationals in the Western Cape with Khat worth R275 000-00 on Saturday, 20 April 2024 at approximately 09:00 The investigation led police to Kraaifontein in the Western Cape, and with the assistance of the […]
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Eight Nigerian nationals arrested for attacking SAPS members and damaging SAPS property

The Northern Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Koliswa Otola, has welcomed the arrest of eight Nigerian nationals who attacked police and damaged vehicles. At the time of the arrest, police were tracing information of one of the Nigerian nationals being in possession of drugs. While conducting this search, a large group of Nigerians attacked police. […]
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Keimoes SAPS uncovers hidden ammunition on a farm

The Keimoes police in the ZF Mgcawu district received information from the public of possible suspicious illegal ammunition that was buried on a farm near the Lutzputs road in the Northern Cape on Wednesday, 03 April 2024. The police executed a search plan and assembled an operational team comprising of Detectives, Crime Prevention and K9 […]
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Operation Vala Umgodi and the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment record successes in Hondeklip Bay

Through enhanced and coordinated high-density operations in coastal areas, Operation Vala Umgodi addressed a range of illegal marine related activities. In a joint operation between the South African Police Service, Department Of Fisheries, Forestry and Environment and the South African National Defence Force on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 March 2024, searches were conducted and […]
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Keimoes assault suspect sentenced to seven years imprisonment

The Upington Regional Court recently handed down a 7 year prison sentence to 33-year-old Hendrik Losper following the assault of a 25-year-old woman and a 3-year-old child in Kariskamp location, Keimoes on Wednesday, 15 March 2023. The Court heard that on the said day the accused assaulted the victim and also beat the 3-year-old toddler […]
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Police arrests three stock theft suspects in De Aar

The police in De Aar arrested three (3) suspects for the alleged theft and possession of livestock on Saturday, 17 February 2024. The police investigating a stock theft case followed up on a lead that led them to a house in Kwa Nonzwakazi location and apprehended two (2) suspects who pointed out a third suspect, […]
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Livestock fraudster sentenced to five years’ direct imprisonment

Kimberley Specialised Commercial Court convicted and sentenced 48-year-old Norman William Ellis on Friday 02 February 2024, for theft, fraud and corruption. Between June and July 2018, the complainant placed an order to buy livestock from Ellis. A total amount of R87 500 was deposited into the bank account of the accused. Ellis purported to be […]
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Swift response leads to arrest of three attempted murder and robbery suspects in Douglas

The Police in Douglas arrested three men minutes after they fired shots and attempted to rob a tuckshop in Breipaal, Douglas. On Tuesday, 09 January 2024 at about 04:00, the four male suspects allegedly entered a shanty in Breipaal, Douglas and shot and wounded the 28-year-old male victim in his arm. The suspects fled with […]
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Vioolsdrift Border police arrest a suspect for illegal dealing in drugs

During routine checks at the Vioolsdrift Port of Entry on Wednesday, 03 January 2024 at 20:00, members searched a truck and recovered refuse bags that contained 21Kg of compressed dagga with an estimated street value of R250 000-00 at the back of the truck. A 32-year-old suspect was arrested for illegal dealing in drugs. The […]
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