A festive December evening turned deadly as a man armed with an assault rifle opened fire in the very heart of Moscow, killing one and injuring five people just across the street from a children’s department store. It is just after 6pm on Thursday, twelve days before the end of[…]
Gunfire echoed through the streets of New Jersey for hours as two shooters exchanged shots with police in a tense standoff that left six people dead. The frenzied gun battle was caught in remarkable footage. The shootout began on Tuesday afternoon after an officer investigating a homicide was ambushed and[…]
Being a woman in South Africa has become somewhat of an extreme sport. From brutal rapes to high rates of femicide, the question remains: Is it time for women to start loading the barrel? Lynnette Oxley, a gun instructor for over 20 years, says self-defence is a tool women need.[…]
Gun Free SA has welcomed the destruction of 30,000 unlicensed guns but has intensified a call for action to stop the risk of gun leakage. The 30,000 firearms were seized and surrendered during police operations. The last such destruction took place on 27 October 2016. “It is globally recognised that[…]
The case against a Cape Town businessman and Vereeniging arms dealer was again on Friday postponed for another pre-trial hearing. Irshaad “Hunter” Laher and Alan Raves appeared in the Western Cape High Court where the matter was postponed to October 12. The two are accused of various charges focusing on[…]
Gun owners whose licences have expired will have to surrender their firearms to the police immediately. This was confirmed by a Constitutional Court judgment on Thursday, with national police spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo confirming that those who failed to do so would be arrested. “We welcome the judgment and we[…]
Western Cape police not only have to deal with several firearms that have gone missing from two stations and gangsters armed with guns meant to be with cops. They also have to contend with a shortage of ammunition at a shooting practice range. Various issues relating to firearms and police[…]
Firearms have been seized from the owner of a Cape Town security company – the latest in a string of actions clamping down on apparent underworld activities. The firearms were confiscated from the owner of the company, whose name is known to News24, in Bellville on Tuesday. Bruce Hendricks, who[…]
The Mitchell’s Plain Community Police Forum (CPF) has welcomed the suspension of 14 Mitchells Plain police officers, in the wake of the outcry over missing firearms. Last month, fifteen 9mm state firearms disappeared from the Mitchells Plain Police Station, followed 18 guns which vanished from the Bellville South Police Station.[…]
A massive raid is being carried out at a security company in Bellville, which claims to have strong links to intelligence services and police, in an operation linked to the underworld. The raid on Wednesday at The Security Group (TSG) comes a week after the company was searched during a[…]
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