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Aanvallers steek boer se huis aan die brand

November 15th, 2018 Wessels ‘n Boer is vanoggend (14 November) tussen 03:00 en 04:00 op sy plaas op die Carletonvillepad naby Potchefstroom aangeval. ‘n Boer is vanoggend (14 November) tussen 03:00 en 04:00 op sy plaas op die Carletonvillepad naby Potchefstroom aangeval. Volgens provinsiale polisiewoordvoerder het ongeveer ses verdagtes aan die deur geklop en die boer by die naam…

Carletonville girl dies after smoking hubbly with friends

November 15th, 2018 Wessels Amid national media reports that a strange new drug has landed several young people in hospital, a girl from Khutsong Ext. 5 died after also smoking an unknown drug this week. According to the Carletonville police, someone called them to a house in Moringa Street at around 03:15 on Sunday, 4 November. Upon their arrival,…

Man stabs girlfriend to death in Ikageng

October 18th, 2018 Wessels The 27-year-old Zimbabwean national has been arrested for the murder of his 20-year-old girlfriend this morning (Friday) in Phuduhutswana Street, Ikageng. “The man stabbed his girlfriend to death with a jungle knife, thereafter attempted suicide by drinking poison. It is still unclear as to what led to the fatal stabbing,” reported Sgt Kelebogile Trom, the Ikageng police…

Rowers spuit oud-Volkie met pepersproei in gesig

October 18th, 2018 Wessels ’n Jong Potchefstromer en oud-Volkie het Donderdagaand 4 Oktober sy gees vir Aardklop vinnig verloor toe drie mans hom aangeval en pepersproei in sy oë gespuit het. Nicolas Potgieter het die betrokke aand omstreeks 22:00 saam met ’n vriend van die Aardklop-terrein na een van hul vriende se huise in Dwarsstraat gestap. Net toe hulle…

Motorfietsdief in hospitaal na arrestasie

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels ‘n Vermeende motorfietsdief het gisteraand (30 Augustus) omstreeks 19:30 ‘n skietwond opgedoen terwyl hy met ‘n polisiebeampte wat hom in hegtenis wou neem baklei het. Volgens Kapt. Mvula Chaka, polisiewoordvoerder, het die polisie ‘n verdagte voertuig op die N12 in die rigting van Johannesburg afgetrek waarna dit deur polisiebeamptes deursoek is. Daar was twee insittendes…

Three rapes in Ikageng last week

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels This past week three rape incidents involving teens and middle-aged women were reported at the Ikageng station. According to Sgt Kelebogile Trom, the police spokesperson, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her aunt’s boyfriend in Ext. 7 last Sunday. ‘The 45-year-old man entered the teen’s bedroom, climbed into the bed and started fondling her…

Man attacked with sjamboks over alleged theft

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels Five suspects appeared in the Potchefstroom Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday after they allegedly beat up a 38-year-old man after accusing him of stealing money. Police spokesperson Sgt Kelebogile Trom said the suspects, aged 35, 37, 38, 40 and 45 respectively, were recently arrested after beating up Kenneth Tladi on 9 August in Kanana. They face…

Ikageng number two in country with regard to domestic violence

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels ‘Two years ago, the Ikageng police station was voted the best station in the country. Today it is the second station in the country when it comes to domestic violence reported cases. Sadly, the victims are women.’ These are the startling words of a SAPS hostage negotiator, Tebogo Diphoko, based at the Ikageng police station.…

Polisieman aangeval toe hy verdagte probeer deursoek

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels n Polisieman van die Potchefstroom-polisie se honde-eenheid is Maandagoggend (27 Augustus) omstreeks 10:30 deur ’n 58-jarige man aangerand. Volgens polisiewoordvoerder a.o. Mpho Manyoba het die polisieman die betrokke oggend op die hoek van Govan Mbeki-rylaan en Viljoenstraat gepatrolleer toe hy ’n verdagte man in die bosse daar naby gesien het. Hy het na die man…

Rowers val studente aan

September 3rd, 2018 Wessels Twee studente van die Noordwes-Universiteit (NWU) is verlede week tydens rooftogte met messe aangeval. Albert Radford (23) ’n derdejaar student in geoktrooieerde rekenmeesterskap, was Dinsdagoggend omstreeks 03:00 te voet op pad huis toe na ’n aand uit, toe drie mans in ‘n wit voertuig hom voorgekeer het. “Dit was so onwerklik. Twee van hulle het…

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