Crime & courts

Police confiscate dagga ready to go in Fingo

The SAPS Grahamstown task team recently conducted an intelligence led operation and arrested man for possession of dagga and plantation of dagga in Fingo Village, according to police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender.

Big poaching bust in Port Alfred

Strange noises coming from the back of the car of a man caught speeding led an alert police officer to a two live animals and five dead ones being transported in the boot of a car passing through Port Alfred this morning.

Update in Zion Dam murder case

With accused number three in the Zion Dam murder case Siviwe Gqotholo to be sent for psychiatric observation, the five men accused of the horrific torture and murder of a Grahamstown resident in October last year will return to court later this month.

Rhino case trio remain in custody

Three suspects linked to a June 2016 rhino poaching case at Buckland’s Private Game Reserve 40km from Grahamstown remain in custody following a brief appearance in the magistrate’s court in Grahamstown on Wednesday 15 March.

Accused in Zion Dam murder to be assessed

With accused number three in the Zion Dam murder case Siviwe Gqotholo to be sent for psychiatric observation, the five men accused of the horrific torture and murder of a Grahamstown resident in October last year will return to court later this month.

Rhino poaching case postponed

Three suspects linked to a June 2016 rhino poaching case at Buckland’s Private Game Reserve 40km from Grahamstown remain in custody following a brief appearance in the magistrate’s court in Grahamstown on Wednesday 15 March.

Elderly coupled robbed, held hostage

Police arrested a suspect and are looking for a second in the vicious robbery of an elderly Grahamstown couple this morning Saturday 18 March. One of the suspects is well known to the couple.

Masked men rob Kenton business

A case of business robbery is being investigated by the Kenton On Sea police following an incident at a shop in Marcelle on 2 February.

Cash loan outlet robbed

A case of armed robbery is being investigated by the Grahamstown SAPS, following an incident at a cash loan business today, Tuesday 31 January. 

Woman in R80K dagga bust

Grahamstown police seized dagga worth nearly R80 000 when they stopped and searched a long-distance overnight bus this week.