Pregnant woman shot in Bonteheuwel dies

By Qudissiyah Kasu Police are investigating a murder case after the pregnant woman who was gunned down in Bonteheuwel yesterday succumbed to her injuries in hospital. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the 30-year-old woman was shot at 5.30pm on Wednesday in Terblanche Street. The mother was shot[…]

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Bonteheuwel launches a petition to save peace garden

Bonteheuwel residents are outraged over the City of Cape Town’s plans to auction off a piece of land the community transformed into a peace garden. According to residents, there was no public participation and they blame local ward councillor Angus McKenzie for failing to ensure that the process was fair[…]

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100 new officers in Bonteheuwel bring over 43 arrests

Since 2 July 2019, there have been over 43 arrests made in Bonteheuwel. The MEC of Community Safety, Albert Fritz applauds the sweeping successes of the 100 newly deployed Metro law enforcement officers in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town. Increase in police officers presence The newly deployed law enforcement has been discernibly presentand[…]

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Mixed reactions to Pagad’s presence in Bonteheuwel

Anti-crime movement People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) made an appearance in Bonteheuwel on Wednesday evening to conduct a motorcade, effectively announcing their presence in the area. Several calls were reportedly made by the Bonteheuwel community for the assistance of Pagad in combating the persisting gang-violence and crime. However, the[…]

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Minor involved in the rape of Bonteheuwel baby

By Loushe Jordaan Gilbert The family of an eight-month-old Bonteheuwel baby found to have been sexually violated have accused a young girl, well known to the family, of being behind the alleged rape. These shocking revelations emerged this week, as the family of the infant broke their silence. The Bonteheuwel[…]

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Eight month old rape victim removed from home

The Department of Social Development has confirmed that an eight-month-old baby has been removed from her Bonteheuwel home and placed into the care of social services. The infant was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted over the weekend in Bonteheuwel. Police spokesperson FC Van Wyk earlier said an investigation into the[…]

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