VBS scandal:

A sordid tale of flash cars and a dream defrauded, leaving a carcass of corruption.

The political hurricane that is the Zondo Commission also threatens to engulf Joburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo, who has been accused of personally benefiting, while the city’s finance head, from deals struck between a company he controlled, a third-party and the city. He may find it difficult to retain his position in the 2021 local government elections as Nelson Mandela Bay-type chaos looms.


Acting Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Gauteng, major general Patricia Rampota, presented provincial crime stats on Tuesday for the second quarter – July to September 2020.

The police department’s lead for Gauteng pointed to a spike in cash-in-transit crimes, and truck jacking over the reporting period. CIT robberies increased 107.7% which is 14 cases higher than previously; while truck jacking increased 52.1%, which is 85 cases higher.

ODENDAALSRUS. – Mark Regal is ‘n paar minute gelede op Thelma-plaas, ‘n wildsplaas in die Vrystaat, doodgeskiet.

Rudie van Vuuren, veiligheidskoördineerder van Odendaalsrus, het die voorval bevestig.

Volgens Van Vuuren is Regal tyden die voorval doodgeskiet. Hy sê een verdagte is na bewering op die toneel geskiet en ‘n ander een het glo gevlug.

Boere in die omgewing is gevra om na die wildsplaas te gaan sodat hulle die ander verdagte kan help soek. Boere op die toneel sê hulle is besig om die wildsplaas af te skort. Polisie- en nooddienste is op die toneel.

Die honde-eenheid is ook ontbied.

Nóg 'n plaasaanval in VS: Pa doodgeskiet, seun kritiek* Deur Alet van der Walt 06 November 2020 09:24 ’n Plaaswerker van Hennenman in die Vrystaat het huilend vertel hoe sy op haar werkgewer se lyk in sy plaashuis afgekom het.

A January 2020 internal SAPS record of communication with regard to the personal security of Anti-Gang Unit Section Head, Charl Kinnear, details grave concern for his personal safety, so much so that he was transferred out of the unit back to his ‘station of origin’ in Sea Point.

Viljoenskroon - Dave Wessels #FarmMurder Sunday 25 Oct 2020.

The neighbor noticed that the burglar bars were broken and that there were blood stains in the room and on the wall, he immediately contacted the police who found Wessels body covered with bed linen in the room.

He had been tied with electrical wire and had suffered severe trauma and stab wounds to his body and head.

There is a #lookout for the farmers vehicle that was robbed, a white Toyota Hilux Club Cab with registration FZC 861 FS.

The vehicle was captured on camera on the morning of 25 October 2020, travelling towards Khuma and then in Vermaasdrift in the direction of Stilfontein.

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A farm murder took place on 22 October 2020, on a smallholding, near the R555 road, outside Witbank in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

The body of a man (65), who is reported to be the caretaker of the property, was found early on Thursday morning. He was found with his hands tied behind his back and severe injuries to his face and head.

We need to be very aware of our surroundings when we park or enter any building A farm attack took place on 20 October 2020, at 00:30, in Duiwelskloof, outside Tzaneen, in the Limpopo province of South Africa. A woman and her domestic worker were attacked on their farm situated along the gravel road leading to Alon. Three attackers broke open the back gate then tripped the power to the home, broke open the front security gate and door and entered the house.

Colonel Chris Lodewyk Prinsloo was paroled in April 2020. He was spotted in Gauteng where he lives, but has since

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  Phuti Phineas Molangoane (39) and Thapelo Nickel Motsamai (25), two of the four accused in the murder of Hendrick Peter Pieterson (57), were sentenced in the High Court of Limpopo on Tuesday, 13 October.

SAPS Deputy National Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya appeared in court and was granted R20,000 bail.

Lieutenant General Mgwenya, responsible for Human Resource Management, is accused of tender fraud.

Her arrest joins eleven other people,

former National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane,

former Gauteng Police Commissioner Deliwe de Lange,

Gauteng deputy police Commissioner Major -General Brigadier Nombhuruza Lettie Napo,


Lieutenant General Ramahlapi Johannes Mokwena(retired Divissional Commissioner),

Brigadier James Ramanjalum, and

Major General Ravichandran Pillay,

Thomas Dumas Marima( Colonel),

Maetapese Joseph Mulaiwa(Seargent )

The Civilians are Judy Rose, Samantha Andrews, Vimpie Manthatha and a company represented by its director Vimpie lastly Instrumentation for Traffic Law enforcement (Pty) Ltd

Nog niemand gearresterr na moord op 28jarige Raymong Papavlou wat Maandag nag  op die plaas Frischgewagt tussen Groblersdal en Stofberg doodgeskiet is nie.

Chantelle Kershaw (43), is helder oordag omstreeks 13:00 in haar motorhuis aangeval deur twee swart manlike aanvallers. Haar lyk is daarna in die motorhuis gevind en dit word vermoed dat sy verwurg is. Chantelle se moeder, Grieta Spiers (65), is toe in die huis aangeval en wreed in haar gesig geslaan.

The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) has moved to freeze R300 million in assets – including palatial homes and a fleet of luxury cars – once coveted by those alleged to have profited from the Free State's asbestos audit corruption scheme.

First ‘Zondo arrests’: Hawks nab businessman Edwin Sodi, former top officials over Ace Magashule-linked asbestos deal

 Zane Killian, 39, was charged with the murder of Cape Town cop, Charl Kinnear on Friday 25 September in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate's Court.

Die huis waar vyf transitorowers Woensdag doodgeskiet is, behoort aan ʼn polisielid.