LOCAL Three people have been shot and killed in Delft on the Cape Flats. Police spokesperson, Andre Traut, says the bodies of two men and a woman were discovered in a shack in an informal settlement in the area. Traut says the motive for the murders are unclear at this[…]
Residents of Delft (north of Cape Town) say they are being failed by the police and criminal justice system. The police’s third Quarter Crime Stats indicate that Delft is one of the areas with the highest number of sexual offences cases in the country. The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional[…]
An Easter Sunday fire tragedy at Delft has left four family members dead, which includes a couple and their five-month old twin boys. The fire ripped through the backyard dwelling of the Moses family in the early hours of this morning. The couple’s three older children survived the incident. City[…]
A suspect linked to the killing of a Cape Town police officer at Delft on Friday has been handed over to the authorities. The Hawks say 40-year-old Constable, Khangelani Mangqabini, from the Mowbray police station was off-duty when he was shot in Delft during a dispute. Zinzi Hani is the[…]
About ten families have been displaced following a fire that engulfed backyard structures at Delft in the early hours of this morning. City Fire and Rescue Services personnel were deployed to extinguish the blaze. In another fire, one person died and another sustained serious burn wounds in Gugulethu. This, after[…]
Police are probing the contents of a video circulating on social media showing two men being assaulted in the presence of officers in Delft on the Cape Flats. One of the men died while the other sustained serious injuries. The video shows two naked men being assaulted by community members[…]
“He hurt my child and he hurt me. This is the first time I am speaking about the incident.” These were the words of Shanaaz Majal, a distraught Wesbank mother whose son has allegedly fallen victim to a serial molester in the community. With the outcry of sexual abuse allegations[…]
Residents of Rosendale in Delft on the Cape Flats have called on City of Cape Town authorities to cordon off a rubbish dump and do something about a piece of land in the area after a one-year-old girl drowned on the waterlogged field there. The residents claim that it’s not[…]
Eleven people, including two minors, were arrested in Cape Town on Tuesday evening following a break-in at a liquor store on Delft Main Road, police have said. Western Cape police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa told News24 that a group allegedly broke into the liquor store and looted alcohol. “Western Cape[…]
Speculations is rife amongst the Delft community after several learners fainted at a local primary school on Thursday. At least 14 pupils at Masonwabe Primary school in Delft were rushed to nearby health facilities on Thursday after they fainted, with some displaying signs of seizures. Residents rushed to school to[…]
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