Six Suspects Arrested In Mamelodi

Six suspect were arrested yesterday due to Corruption at one of the vehicle testing stations in Mamelodi. The six which includes three females and three males were caught when members of the Road Traffic Management Corporations National Anti-Corruption Unit, the South African Police Organised Crime Unit and the Gauteng Traffic Police Compliance Unit raided the privately owned Mamelodi testing station. Simon Zwane, the Road Traffic Management Corporation Spokesperson said that, the station management representative is still being sought to answer allegations that they facilitated the fraudulent issuing of vehicle roadworthiness certificate for vehicles that were not physically presented to the station for examination. Other allegations includes using the identity documents of one individual to generate numerous roadworthy certificate unlawfully. Apparently, The concerned individual, who is known to the investigators, had given permission for his identity document to be used in connection with these transaction. The suspects are expected to appear in court to face charges of fraud and corruption. The date of the court is not yet confirmed.

By: Fortunate Machaba



A 26 year old man handed himself to the Police on the 22th of November 2017 in the morning at Mamelodi East after allegedly stabbing and killing his girlfriend with a sharp object in extension 20.

The suspect approached the police early that day to confess. The 22 year old deceased was a tenant who was renting in the backrooms in extension 20 and a sharp object was found to have killed her.

A case of murder is opened and the suspect will appear in Mamelodi Court.

By: Itshokeng Nkadimeng

CPF Arrested For Rape; Mamelodi East

Mamelodi East CPF patroller was arrested for rape. The suspect handed himself to Mamelodi East police station yesterday morning after the case of rape that took place at Bronkhorstpruit was opened on 2017/10/12. It is alleged that the learner was raped at the school matric dance. According to the source, the learner was vomiting when the CPF took her outside pretending to be helping and ended up raping her without using protection. One of the parents said that there is no way he could leave his three daughters to continue in school of such incidents. The Mamelodi East police spokesperson, Captain Michael Mbewe confirmed the case. The suspect is expected to appear in court soon on the 18 October 2017.

By: Fortunate Machaba

Alleged Hi-jacked Car Turns-Out To Be Stolen From Lynwood

Following the investigation of a car that was allegedly hi-jacked on Thursday at Mamelodi East Setion 16, the car was not hi-jacked from section 16 but rather stolen from Lynwood. The police spokesperson, Captain Johannes Maheso confirmed the statement. He added that the two suspects were arrested on Thursday for stealing a car in Lynwood. The Metro police spotted a car in Mamelodi West near Universal Church. “The car was stolen from Lynwood and brought to Mamelodi, the Metro police spotted it and chased the suspects until they got to Universal church”, said Mamelodi West police spokesperson, Captain Johannes Maheso. The suspects are expected to appear in court, Mamelodi West, A5 today.

By: Fortunate Machaba

Police Arrest Suspects For Car-jacking; Mamelodi West

Police arrested suspects for allegedly hi-jacking a car from Mamelodi East section 16 at Univeral Church near Deneboom yesterday. It is alleged that the suspects hi-jacked a lady in section 16, the lady’s car had a tracker and led the police to find her car at Universal Church. It is not clear how many suspects were involved. The eye witness said he was passing by and saw the police surrounding the stolen car. More information will follow after the investigation has been done.

By: Fortunate Machaba

Case Opened After Community Library Break-In

Mamelodi East community library was closed for two days due to a break-in at the library. The incident took place on Monday. “We have closed the library for two days because they broke in, we are waiting for the police to take fingerprints before the library starts to operate”, said one of the library assistants. Only the study hall was been used by the community to study. It is not yet know what items have been stolen.  It was later reported that a computer has been stolen from the library. The police spokesperson, Captain Michael Mbewe confirmed that a  case of Burglary business is opened. No arrest have yet been made.

By: Fortunate Machaba

Police Warn Mamelodi East Community About Carjacking

 Mamelodi East police are are warning Mamelodi East residents and motorists to be careful of criminals who are targeting people who park near the road and stay longer in the road. “This comes after several carjacking incidents reported recently in which criminals allegedly target people who are fond of this behaviour in Mamelodi East”, said The Mamelodi East Police Spokesperson, Captain Michael Mbewe. He added that police are aware of this method by criminals and have repositioned resources to counter this crime around Mahube Valley where most hijacking is taking place. Other places are Extension5,6,11, SNS and 16 Section. The community is urged to take the message seriously and assist in reporting suspicious behaviour to the police. The numbers to dial are 08600 10111 or 012 815 7080.

By: Fortunate Machaba