Community activists in Cape Town have expressed outrage at amid news that former Colonel Chris Lodewyk Prinsloo was granted parole. In a ground-breaking case in 2016, Prinsloo was sentenced to 18 years imprisonment for over 20 cases of racketeering, corruption, and money laundering. His crimes were linked to at least[…]
In what must rank as one of the most successful operations in post-apartheid South Africa, a police colonel who controlled the Gauteng firearms register was sent to jail for 18 years last week. Colonel Chris Lodewyk Prinsloo pleaded guilty in the Bellville Regional Court to over 20 charges of racketeering,[…]
As the International Gun Destruction Day approaches, the recent conviction of ex-policeman Chris Prinsloo and the arrest of a 41-year-old Cape Town businessman, Irshaad Laher, has angered Cape Town residents who continue to be faced with rising gang violence. Both men were involved in the illegal sale of guns to[…]
The guns allegedly resold by a former high ranking Vereeniging policeman to gangsters on the Cape Flats were meant for destruction. This is according to the provisional charge sheet in the State’s case against ex-colonel Chris Prinsloo, who appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The former officer, who[…]
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