Six year old girl raped in men’s toilet at Dros restaurant in Pretoria

A witness says the suspect was sitting alone while he was watching the girl in the play area, and when the girl went to the bathroom he followed her. A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped in the restroom of a popular restaurant in Pretoria on Saturday. According to a witness who wished to remain anonymous, the man was “stalking his prey” while she was playing in the children’s area of Dros restaurant in Silverton. The witness claimed the man was sitting alone in the smoking section, where he asked for a glass of water, saying he was waiting for a friend. Shortly afterwards, the man moved nearer to the restaurant’s play area and started watching the girl, who was on her own. Moments later, the child went to the bathroom and the man followed, the witness said. “He allegedly snatched her from the female rest room, blocked her mouth and took her to the men’s rest room where he raped her.” The child’s mother, who is apparently a regular at the Dros, noticed th…
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Valke teiken verkeerde huis en skiet Pretoria man dood

Polisielede wat 'n bende transitorowers gejag het, het 'n Pretoriase huiseienaar doodgeskiet toe hulle glo op die verkeerde huis toegeslaan het, het TimesLive berig. Nóg mense, glo 'n polisieman wat wou help en drawwers, is na bewering gewond in die insident in Kilnerpark, volgens die berig in TimesLive. Alet van der Walt het vroeër berig die Valke het Donderdagaand saam met lede van die polisie se taakspan en misdaadintelligensie drie vermeende transitorowers in hegtenis geneem. Kapt. Ndivhuwo Mulamu, die Valke se woordvoerder, sê die drie is in hierdie stadium hul hoofverdagtes in verband met die onlangse vlaag van transitorooftogte. Die ondersoek is nog aan die gang, so hulle sal eers Vrydagoggend – wanneer hulle die verdagtes se identiteitsnommers bevestig het – kan sê of hulle aan enige ander misdade verbind word. Daar was die afgelope week vyf transitorooftogte in Gauteng, terwyl rowers ook Donderdagmiddag laat ’n geldwa buite Barberton in Mpumalanga beroof he…
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Father severely beaten during house robbery in north of Pretoria for a cellphone and TV

A 43 year-old male was severely beaten during a house robbery that occurred in north of Pretoria on Tuesday morning around 01:00. Police spokesperson Captain Rebecca Phatlane stated the following: “The home was invaded by two armed men who tied the homeowner and his daughter’s feet and hands then assaulted the owner,” she said. Phatlane stated that the robbers fled with a cellphone and a TV. “The owner was seriously injured and taken to hospital. The daughter was unharmed.” A case of house robbery and assault was opened, she said.
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We’ll deal with criminals ourselves, threaten Faerie Glen residents

Pretoria - Residents of Faerie Glen in Pretoria East have threatened to take matters into their own hands to deal with an increase in crime in the area if police did not intervene. They said the community was being held hostage by criminals after a surge in housebreakings and muggings over the past few months. Reports of crime from the suburb and nearby Faerie Glen Nature Reserve have emerged, with the first crime inside the reserve taking place two weeks ago after a 10-year record of safety and security. A woman was attacked while running on the trail in the reserve and all her gear, including shoes, cellphone, hydration backpack and sunglasses were taken. Warnings began going up on social media, where trail runners were asked to be cautious and not to run on their own, as criminals, often wielding knives and wearing balaclavas, were on the prowl. The criminals are said to gain entry into the nature reserve through Atterbury Bridge and using the Manitoba Bridge …
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