Crime Archives - N'wamitwa Times

Man robbed R27000 in Tzaneen CBD

TZANEEN- Cash amounting to R27000 was robbed at gun-point from a 48 years old man by two unidentified criminals at Agatha Street in Tzaneen Nesta shop’s loading zone on Thursday,…

Cops Search For 7 Suspects Behind Cash-In-Transit Heist In Nkowankowa

NKOWANKOWA – South African Police Service in Nkowankowa is still looking for seven suspects who robbed a security van of an undisclosed amount of cash on Monday. The suspects who…

Emotional Day As Tzaneen Hollywood Bet Remembers ‘Bubbly’ Ruth Mukhawana

TZANEEN- Fifty-year-old Ruth Mukhawana has been described as a hardworking colleague and a caring mother to her two kids. She was raped and murdered on Saturday. Relatives, friends, and colleagues…

11 Arrested After Vehicles And Mine Buildings Torched In Phalaborwa

PHALABORWA – Police arrested 11 people after buildings and vehicles were set alight at the Palaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo. According to reports, locals were unhappy about being overlooked for…

Six more suspects arrested in connection with SASSA disability grant corruption in Tzaneen

TZANEEN – Six more suspects aged between 33 and 54 have been arrested in connection with South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) disability grant corruption in Khobo Village outside Tzaneen…

Hawks nab 12 for disability grant fraud in Tzaneen

Twelve (12) suspects, aged 31 to 59, were arrested on Monday, 22 February 2021 in various neighborhoods of Tzaneen for allegations of fraud and corruption. Limpopo Hawks spokesperson, Captain Matimba…

Woman arrested for boyfriend’s murder outside Tzaneen

A 27-year-old Limpopo woman has been arrested for the murder of her boyfriend. The couple that lives on a farm in the Ebenezer area outside Tzaneen had a heated argument…

The 41-year-old taxi owner was arrested in Bolobedu

The 41-year-old taxi owner was arrested this morning, by the South African Police Service in Bolobedu outside Tzaneen under the Mopani District, in connection with the murder and attempted of…

The 63-year-old man who allegedly shot his wife appeared in Malamulele Magistrate Court

The 63-year-old man, Skhetho Daniel Maswanganyi arrested by the Police in Malamulele, Vhembe District in connection with the murder of his 55-year-old wife, Tsakani Joyce Maswanganyi has today appeared in…

A 63-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his 55-year-old wife in Malamulele

The South African Police Service in Malamulele in the Vhembe District, are still continuing with the manhunt for a 63-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed his 55-year-old wife on…

A Doctor has been sentenced to 8 years for rape

Nkowankowa-Doctor Dumisani Chauke was sentenced to eight years in prison for criminal sexual assault on Tuesday, November 3. The 55-year-old Medical Doctor, from Nkowankowa, was sentenced by the Nkowankowa Regional…

Malamulele UIF fraud couple remanded in custody

Hlamalani Dorris Mashimbye (47) and her husband, William Khosa (75) made a second court appearance at the Malamulele Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, 21 October 2020. The couple is facing charges…

The Chronicles and last days of Ananias Mathe, the most dangerous prisoner in South Africa

Ananias Mathe was a notorious rapist, murderer and a house robber who was convicted and was behind bars from 2006 till his death December 2016. Mathe was born in Mozambique,…

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife arrested for 2.6m tax fraud

It has been reported that Pastor Shepherd Bushiri has thrown a towel and handed himself over the police in Pretoria at the Silverton police station for allegedly involved in fraud…

Mhani Dorris’ UIF MultiMillion Rand fraud house

One of the Public Works Programme (EPWP) former employees said that his Covid-19 R350 relief grant was rejected after the 47- year-old Hlamalani Dorris Mashimbye of Jilongo village outside Malamulele…

19 years old suspect arrested following attempted murder and robbery incident at Hosi Nwamitwa’s residence

The South African Police Services (SAPS) in Letsitele outside Tzaneen on Tuesday, 11th August 2020 arrested a 19-year-old suspect for attempted murder and robbery after he allegedly approached a Security…