South African Crime is out of Control!

These are just the reported stories according to IOL for the 26th May 2007. Is this an average day for South African where murder and rape fail to top the rugby result on the front page? Something has to be done to stop this, enough is enough! I personaly can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel. South Africa is not the country for my Chilren!

Power thieves cause blackouts in Gauteng
Residents in some parts of Johannesburg are without electricity.
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KZN youths fan drug epidemic
The highest number of young drug addicts in the country are found in KwaZulu-Natal, a report has revealed.
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Man loses control of car
A man has died after his car overturned on a Gauteng highway.
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Police officer shot in the face
A Johannesburg police officer has been shot after confronted a “suspicious” person during a routine patrol.
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Naked, decomposed body found in E Cape
Boys playing in the veld have found the body of a 22-year-old woman, Eastern Cape police have said.
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Security guard cuffed, murdered
A 35-year-old security guard has been found dead in a warehouse, Pretoria police have said.
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Corrupt lawyers undermining judicial system
Corrupt judges and lawyers are preventing fair trials from taking place and undermining judicial systems around the world, Transparency International has reported.
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Child rape victims’ plight still not over 2007-05-26 15:50:56
This time last year a four-year-old girl was screaming in a mielie field while a man raped her, now a year later her family are suing Gauteng Premier Mbhazima Shilowa.
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I feel your pain’ 2007-05-26 16:37:05
For the first time the mother of the man who executed Brett Goldin and Richard Bloom has spoken out to the families of the victims.
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Swift justice eases pain of killings 2007-05-26 12:35:35
The life partner of designer Richard Bloom says he is “relieved” by the closure brought with the swift sentencing of the killers.
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The opulent life of Fidentia’s main man 2007-05-26 16:32:24
The spotlight has now been turned on 50-year-old Steven Goodwin by Fidentia’s court-appointed curators.
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‘Schabir must face destiny, but not alone’ 2007-05-26 12:38:45
It has been a hard week for the Shaiks, with Schabir in a prison hospital and Chippy under the shadow of plagiarism allegations.
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Woman allegedly dragged behind car 2007-05-26 10:26:54
A naked and badly bruised woman has been found in an open veld in Umlazi, Durban.
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Mathe’s dad in court for muti smuggling 2007-05-26 16:25:37
“Is this the father of the Houdini?” a surprised Pretoria magistrate asked when he learnt that the accused before him was Ananias Mathe’s dad.
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Kidnap conspiracy 2007-05-26 13:59:14
A Free State teacher may be facing a 15-year jail sentence if she is convicted of kidnapping a 3-month-old baby.
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ATM blown up 2007-05-26 09:25:24
A Standard Bank ATM has been blown up by unknown suspects in Cullinan, east of Pretoria.
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Taxi crashes into petrol tanker 2007-05-26 09:20:39
A Johannesburg taxi driver has allegedly run away after his vehicle crashed into a fully laden petrol tanker, killing one man.
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Driver arrested for trying to bribe cop 2007-05-26 09:02:30
A 37-year-old taxi driver has been arrested in Johannesburg.
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Device to prevent ‘lock-ins’ not compulsory 2007-05-26 11:54:46
The emergency boot-release mechanism is still not compulsory in South African vehicles.
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GrandWest ‘put my son’s life in danger’ 2007-05-26 11:20:19
The mother of a 17-year-old Cape Town boy is suing GrandWest Casino.
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Weapon-dumping cops identified 2007-05-26 13:34:28
The police officers who dumped home-made guns, knives, cellphones and drugs at a municipal tip in Cape Town have been identified.
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