Murder and burning of Anna Herbst (61), one of three arrested was an escapee. Photo: BKA Boere Krisis Aksie

Murder and burning of Anna Herbst (61), 1 of 3 arrested...

Three accused were arrested on Wednesday 10 July 2019, after the body of Anna Herbst (61) was found burnt beyond recognition in her home...
Farmers defrauded of R8.5 mill worth of cattle, 2 found guilty, Bloemfontein

Farmers defrauded of R8.5 mill worth of cattle, 2 found guilty,...

Scott Brown (42) and his accomplice Zelda Maddocks were found guilty on 24 counts of fraud and a further 24 counts of money laundering. In...
Three Bloemfontein businessmen sentenced for tax evasion

Three Bloemfontein businessmen sentenced for tax evasion

Three businessmen were found guilty on Monday by the Bloemfontein Magistrate for defrauding the South African Revenue Services (SARS). Sekhukhune Mokoena (46), Mohapi Lekoro (44)...
Elderly woman attacked, murdered in her home then set alight, Martindale. Photo: Adjudicate

Elderly woman attacked, murdered in her home then set alight, Martindale

Anna Herbst, who stayed alone was brutally murdered on her smallholding on Saturday 6 July 2019. The elderly woman was attacked in her home...
Taxi driver fatally stabs passenger, Thaba Nchu

Taxi driver fatally stabs passenger, Thaba Nchu

A 61 year old taxi driver is in police custody after he allegedly stabbed a 36 year old passenger at a local filling station...
Premier wants to build Free State, but offers no strategy to do so. Photo: Die Vryburger

Premier wants to build Free State, but offers no strategy to...

The plan offered by the Free State Premier, Sisi Ntombela, during her State of the Province Address (SOPA) on Tuesday 2 July 2019, offers...
Armed robbery, man shot twice in the chest, Welkom

Armed robbery, man shot twice in the chest, Welkom

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was left seriously injured on the morning of 1 July 2019, when he was shot during...
Farm attack, farmer and wife assaulted, firearm robbed, Petrusburg

Farm attack, farmer and wife assaulted, firearm robbed, Petrusburg

A farm attack took place on 29 June 2019, in Petrusburg, Free State province. A farmer and his wife were attacked by three suspects...
Robbery and murder of former Moroka Swallows player, man sentenced

Robbery and murder of former Moroka Swallows player, man sentenced

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) has welcomed the 20 year sentence handed down to Banzini Gxamza (36) in the Bloemfontein High Court...
17 Counts of fraud, warehouse manager sentenced, Bloemfontein

17 Counts of fraud, warehouse manager sentenced, Bloemfontein

Joubert Isak Jansen (53) from Heidedal in the Free State was jailed for theft and fraud on Friday, 21 June 2019. Jansen worked for ABE...
Traffic inspector arrested for R3000 bribe

Traffic inspector arrested for R3000 bribe

The Road Traffic Management Corporation has welcomed the arrest of a Free State provincial traffic inspector after allegedly extorting a R3000 bribe from a...
Farm attack averted, 5 attackers including 2 policeman arrested, Fouriesburg. Photo: BKA

Farm attack averted, 5 attackers including 2 policeman arrested, Fouriesburg

On Thursday 13 June 2019,at 07:00, a farm attack in the Fouriesburg area, Free State province, was averted and five armed attackers, including two...
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