Counterfeit ring bust in Bellville

What started out as an investigation into the printing of illegal abortion ads has instead led the Metro Police Tactical Reponse Unit to uncover a massive forgery ring in the city. The ring was bust in Bellville’s central business district on Thursday. Various counterfeit goods were discovered at the premises[…]

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Two treated after fire in Cape Town block of flats

Two women were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a block of flats in Boston Street, Bellville. About 120 people had to be evacuated from the 10-storey building, Cape Town fire and rescue spokesperson Theo Layne said. “The fire has been extinguished, and firefighters have inspected[…]

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Vandals halt CPUT Bellville exams again

Final exams for CPUT students at the Bellville campus, which were scheduled to commence on Monday, have once again been brought to a halt after examination venues were vandalised. The institution said the destruction happened on Sunday night. “The venue is being cleaned up and we are determined to have[…]

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Man killed in Cape Town highway crash

A man was killed and six others seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in lost control on the N1 near Bellville in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon. The vehicle crashed into the barrier near the Jip de Jager offramp, said Cape Town traffic spokesperson Maxine Jordaan. Officials closed[…]

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Man seriously injured after roof collapse

A man has been left seriously injured after a roof collapsed on top of him on Robert Sobukwe Road on Wednesday morning, emergency services said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said in a statement paramedics, along with Metro and fire services, arrived on the scene and found that the roof of[…]

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Parow cops in court for alleged corruption

Ten Western Cape police officials, based at the Parow police station in Cape Town, appeared in the Bellville District Court on Monday.The officials, who were arrested at the weekend, face eight charges of corruption each, with the amounts involved totalling in excess of R10,000. State advocate Max Orban, of the[…]

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