An alleged “feared hitman” linked to a dozen killings in the space of a year has been killed in a late-night shoot-out with police at Lwandle in Cape Town. The 29-year-old suspect had been a wanted fugitive, linked to at least 10 cases which claimed the lives of 12 people[…]
Police minister Bheki Cele has told parliament the City of Cape Town is running an “unconstitutional” law enforcement unit using powers reserved only for the national police service. Cele was responding to a question from GOOD party MP Brett Herron, who said the unit was “a rogue police unit acting[…]
Police in Cape Town are probing the murder of three people, who were shot dead on Friday morning. Police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa said the incident occurred on the corners of Delft Main and Sandelhout Roads, when unknown suspects emerged and fired several shots, killing three people. “Two persons, who[…]
Cape Town Police say the Anti-Gang Unit is following leads after five-year-old Valentino Grootetjie from Lavender Hill was shot dead on Saturday. Civil society organisations took to the streets from Parliament against the violence in the Cape Flats. They’re pleading for peace in gang-infested areas. WATCH: Family of murdered 5-year-old Valentino Grootetjie want justice “We[…]
The Hanover Park community policing forum wants government to relook at its safety plan in gang-ridden areas. The call comes after a young man was shot and killed and another wounded in a drive-by shooting. The CPF’s Ebrahim Abrahams said the victims were not gangsters. Abrahams said despite the army’s[…]
Western Cape police have launched an investigation into the alleged wrongful arrest of a 23-year-old woman in Sea Point in Cape Town last week. Esethu Mcinjana recorded the incident on video and it went viral on social media. The video shows one of the officers searching Mcinjana’s handbag after accusing[…]
The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Western Cape laid charges against Metrorail at Cape Town Central Police Station on Thursday. At issue is the worsening situation of train transport in the city over the past 10 years. Cosatu is planning protest action and a national strike for[…]
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