Bishop Lavis

Kidnapped baby found through school media

By Wardah Wilkinson A Bishop Lavis toddler was found this morning after he was kidnapped allegedly by his biological parents. It’s believed the child who was removed from his parents, after social workers found his parents to be unfit. Beogan Paulse, a 17-month-old toddler from Bishop Lavis was placed in[…]

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Cape man behind bars for teen’s murder

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 16-year-old boy in Bishop Lavis on the Cape Flats. According to police, the boy was on his way home when he was shot and fatally wounded. Police spokesperson, Frederick van Wyk, says the man will appear in[…]

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Two killed in shooting at Cape Town petrol station

Two petrol attendants were killed while a third was injured along with a customer in a shooting at a Cape Town petrol station on Friday morning. The garage is understood to be owned by an alleged gang boss. Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said the shooting occurred at 01:20 at[…]

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Gang tensions growing across Flats

Tensions among different gang groupings are spreading to more communities on the Cape Flats, with areas such as Bishop Lavis and Blikkiesdorp warning of increased gang violence. The gang violence, which occurred on separate occasions in the different areas, has caused death and lead to injuries. The search for an[…]

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Relief after ‘Geweld’ sentenced

Residents in Bishop Lavis are relieved that notorious gang leader, George ‘Geweld’ Thomas was handed seven life sentences this week, in one of South Africa’s biggest gang trials that spanned years. The local Community Police Forum chairperson Graham Lindhorst says incidents involving gang related violence has slightly decreased as the[…]

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