National Police Commissioner welcomes arrest of suspect connected to murder of a police constable in Keimoes

09 January 2020 | Road Safety Highlights


The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole has applauded the SAPS team in the Northern Cape for the arrest of a suspect in connection with a police constable who was found murdered in Lennertsville, Keimoes yesterday morning.

Constable Stephano Nico Visagie (28) was visiting a friend and apparently decided to stay over.

At 05:40 in the morning yesterday, 08 January 2020, Constable Visagie was found on the bed with at least one stab wound to the chest.

A team of investigators worked tirelessly on this case which led to the arrest of a 35-year-old suspect in Krugersdorp. The suspect is expected to be charged with at least one count of murder and he is expected to appear in Keimoes Magistate’s court no later than Monday, 14 January 2020.

The community of Keimoes and Uptington have started protests yesterday calling for the arrest of the suspect. Now that a suspect has been arrested, the two communities are urged to exercise tolerance and allow the investigation to take its course. People are also cautioned that no form of violence will be tolerated. Thus far at least 23 people have been arrested. Eight, that are minors, have been released while the other 15 are appearing in the Keimoes court today on a charge of public violence.

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to the corner of Oak Street and George Street in Randburg for a collision. On arrival, we treated and transported two patients with mild injuries to the hospital for further care. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations. Two injured in a two-vehicle
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
This morning at approximately 4:00 Kwazulu Private Ambulance Service responded to the R34 Melmoth road, Besters crossing for reports of a collision. When emergency services arrived on scene they found that a vehicle had left the road and rolled multiple times. Paramedics quickly assessed the scene
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng: At 06H26 Wednesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N12 South Moroko Bypass in Van Wyksrust direction, Johannesburg. Reports from the scene indicate that the driver of a bus lost control resulting in a rollover. Medics assessed the scene and found that forty-three
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to the N1 North before the William Nicol Drive off-ramp for a collision. Fortunately no injuries. Heavy traffic delays to be expected. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations.
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng Tuesday morning: A 20-year-old male has sustained serious injuries following a collision between a motorcycle and bakkie on Cussonia Avenue near the botanical gardens in Pretoria. The motorcyclist was treated on scene by Advanced Life support paramedics. Once stabilised the patient was
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng Tuesday morning: One person sustained moderate injuries in a collision between five vehicles on the corners of Montrose Avenue and Olievenhout Avenue in Brushwood Haugh Randburg. The patient was treated on scene and once stabilised was transported by private ambulance to hospital for further
22 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng Tuesday morning: Multiple people were injured in a collision between a mini-bus taxi and a heavy motor vehicle on thr R554 Van Dyk Road in in Germiston. Medics assessed the scene and found that two adult males from the mini-bus taxi sustained fatal injuries and were declared deceased on the
21 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
On Tuesday, 21 January 2020 the SAPS members of Frances Baard Cluster task team, along with members of Crime Intelligence, Mounted Unit, Hartswater K9 and SAPS Search & Rescue conducted disruptive operations in the Kimberley area. Two positive arrests were made for dealing in dagga where 1,126
21 Jan 2020 | From Arrive Alive
Paramedics from Emer-G-Med was dispatched to two vehicles that collided at a four-way stop. Fortunately, there were no injuries on scene.

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2020 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za