TL;DR news on SAPS at February 19, 2023

Four were SAPS members, and the other two officers were part of the metro police. And two other SAPS members are due to appear for trial next month for suspected involvement in kidnappings in Bramley, Parkview and Rosebank. Members of the SAPS VIP Protection Unit, for instance, have been involved in 51 motor vehicle accidents that cost the taxpayer more than R650 000 over the past four years. The victim then flagged down a patrolling SAPS vehicle. At the event, Sgt Media Khoza of Germiston SAPS gave insight into the core, its background, why it was established, its strategic direction, vision, aims and objectives. 2022 will be a year of visibility and mobilisation for Edenvale SAPS after the police station adopted the Country in Blue Campaign. I would like to thank the SAPS and the National Prosecuting Authority for the progress which the respective cases are making. "Sad day indeed for us in the SAPS as we have lost a diver, a hero who has dedicated most of his life to saving the lives of other people. The crew of a SAPS chopper that had also been roped into the search, discovered the boy's body floating in the river 8km downstream from where he had been swept away. NSRI lifeguards and personnel from the Strandfontein station, the SAPS and government emergency services arrived on the scene. Provincial police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said members from Durban SAPS Search and Rescue with their Metro Police counterparts were called out yesterday to Winston Park for a body recovery. Brig Themba Denge officially retired as station commander at the Vosloorus SAPS on December 31, 2021. Not only was he the station commander at Vosloorus Police Station, but Denge was also the station commander in Sebokeng, in Vaal and also at the Primrose SAPS. Photo Supplied Supplied "The SAPS was contacted in both instances and they, in turn, called in the K9 Dog Unit and both situations were dealt with, and no harm was caused to anyone," he added. Netshiunda did not disclose the location where the girl was discovered but said that SAPS will release a press statement once all the information regarding the case has been compiled, News24reports. Some details have been released in connection with kidnapping but more information is still forthcoming from SAPS. SAPSbelieve that the incident could be connected to her parents' being wealthy businesspeople and hoteliers from overseas. Alternatively, members of the public can send information via the My SAPS app.