Cape Town

CT man found with various drugs worth R100k

A 49-year old man has been arrested in Cape Town on charges of dealing in drugs worth an estimated R100k. Police spokesperson FC van Wyk says members of the central police station were doing visible patrols, stop and searches and focusing on Long Street night clubs for extortion, when they[…]

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Cape Town sergeant arrested for corruption

A 37-year old Sergeant has been arrested on charges of corruption during an operation at the Bellville Police station. Police spokesperson FC van Wyk says an agent attached to the Anti-Corruption Unit Western Cape approached the sergeant, who agreed to take items to a prisoner in the cells, for payment.[…]

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Cape Town council avails driving programme to youth

Having a driving licence has become an essential requirement from most prospective employers in South Africa, prompting the Cape Town city council to launch a learner driving programme for its jobless youth. In a statement on Thursday, Cape Town mayoral committee member for urban management Grant Twigg said 50 young[…]

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Six notorious Cape Town gang members sentenced

Six members of Cape Town’s notorious Terrible Josters gang were sentenced in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. The case, which initially had 12 accused, saw the group face 71 charges including multiple counts of murder, attempted murder, illegal possession of a firearm and charges under the Prevention of[…]

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Cape cops arrest at least 30 during Nyanga crackdown

Members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) have arrested at least 30 people on various charges in the Nyanga Cluster of Cape Town. Western Cape police spokesperson, Captain FC van Wyk said on Monday that the arrests came from crime prevention operations conducted in the cluster. He said various[…]

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Cape Town duo are changing young lives

A Cape Town duo are determined to bring change to the lives of young people from the Western Cape’s impoverished, gang-ridden areas. Friedl Gertse, who was born and raised in Kuils River, about 32km from Cape Town, attended De Kuilen Primary and Sarepta Secondary schools and now manages the digital[…]

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