Gupta family controls Free State Department of Agriculture

The Free State Department of Agriculture is aware of financial irregularities. The failure of the department to table its 2015/16 annual report shows that...
Swift police action foils planned robbery, 4 arrested. Photo: SAPS

Swift police action foils planned robbery, 4 arrested

Intelligence operatives received information about a planned robbery. A joint operation comprising members of Crime Intelligence, K9 Unit, and Public Order Policing Unit was...

Welkom fire department without water

A building was burnt in the Mathjabeng (Welkom, Virginia, Odendaalsrus, Hennenman, Allanridge, and Ventersburg) municipal area without the municipality's fire brigade being able to...

Third fire in the Free State

After the historic city halls of Bloemfontein and Wepener were destroyed by fires, the historic station building of Bethlehem became the third building to...
Police close in on a theft out of motor vehicle syndicate

Police close in on a theft out of motor vehicle syndicate

A 43 year old man was caught in possession of vehicle breaking equipment in the Bethlehem CBD on 26 August in what appears to...
Man arrested with various firearms and ammunition, Welkom

Man arrested with various firearms and ammunition, Welkom

On 27 August 2017, an intelligence led operation was conducted with POP and K9 members at St Helena, Welkom. One persons was arrested for...

Elderly woman and farm worker attacked, Clocolan

A 68-year-old female and a male worker were attacked by two armed suspects on Thursday, August 24 on a farm situated in the Clocolan...
Former department of health employee arrested for R7.8 million fraud

Former department of health employee arrested for R7.8 million fraud

The Hawks’ Commercial Crime Unit members together with the members of the North West Serious Corruption Unit have arrested a 48 year old former...
10 Years for card cloning, fraud and corruption

10 Years for card cloning, fraud and corruption

The Bloemfontein Commercial Crimes Court has sentenced Adewale Eric Adebayo (38) to ten year’s imprisonment after he was convicted for fraud and corruption on...

Man (78) attacked on smallholding, Kroonstad

An elderly man is currently recovering in hospital after being severely assaulted by an unknown number of suspects on a smallholding outside Kroonstad in...
Wheel chair bound man found in possession of drugs

Wheel chair bound man found in possession of drugs

Various operations were held throughout the province, which led to the arrest of five people in possession of dagga and CAT. The five were arrested...
Eskom donates R750 000 for drought relief

Eskom donates R750 000 for drought relief

Eskom’s Development Foundation has donated R750 000 in aid of the Free State’s Setsoto Municipality drought relief programme. The power utility’s Development Foundation donated the cheque...
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