• The Cybercrimes Act 19 of 2020 has been promulgated and will soon come into operation. Part 2 of our legal discussion will help readers to understand this new legislation and is published from p38 in Servamus: November 2021.

  • Surveillance is regarded as an unconventional approach to a criminal investigation. Our article published from p16 in Servamus: November 2021 informs our readers about the types of surveillance, the applicable legislation and the benefits of such surveillance.

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Servamus - November 2021

The investigation of crime requires both experience and proficient detective work.
By Kotie Geldenhuys
Many people think that once a suspect has made a confession, the investigation is complete, but they are wrong.
Compiled by Kotie Geldenhuys
During court cases we often hear that an accused person has been sent for evaluation or observation to determine whether he or she is fit to stand trial.
By Kotie Geldenhuys
When a crime is committed, it is expected that the police will be able to solve the crime.
By Kotie Geldenhuys

Pollex - November 2021

By now the “State Capture Commission drama” surrounding the former President of the RSA, is general knowledge worldwide.
Read More - Mxolisi Mananga and Others v Minister of Police (Case no 342/2020) [2021] ZASCA 71 (4 June 2021) (SCA)
Relevant legal provisions Section 40(1)(b) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 (“the CPA”) provides as follows: “40. Arrest by peace officer* without warrant

Letters - November 2021

NAME: W/O L Zandberg STATION: Pretoria Central Magistrates’ Court
Capt Mokjadi Jane Satekge was born on 16 September 1961. She joined the South African Police Service on 15 January 1990 where she was employed as an administrator at SAPS Sebokeng.
November Magazine Cover

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