gang violence

Hanover Park residents divided over ‘false claims’ made by ward councillor

Following, alleged false allegations made on radio by the Hanover Park ward councillor, Antonio Van Der Rheede, several community members took to the streets on Wednesday morning to voice their dissatisfaction. Residents have accused Van Der Rheede of ongoing favoritism and manipulation within the poverty stricken community. “He is using[…]

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Pregnant woman shot in Bonteheuwel dies

By Qudissiyah Kasu Police are investigating a murder case after the pregnant woman who was gunned down in Bonteheuwel yesterday succumbed to her injuries in hospital. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the 30-year-old woman was shot at 5.30pm on Wednesday in Terblanche Street. The mother was shot[…]

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7-year-old girl killed in gang crossfire

By Qudissiyah Kasu Residents of Oceanview have been left in a state of shock and devastation after a 7-year-old girl was killed in gang crossfire on Tuesday evening. It’s believed little Emaan had been in the yard of her home in Libra street when she was struck by the bullet.[…]

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Alleged Cape Town gang boss shot dead in Athlone

An alleged gang boss was shot dead in Athlone, Cape Town, on Wednesday. Western Cape police spokesperson Sgt Noxolo Rwexana said the shooting happened at about 5.25pm. “It is alleged that a 47-year-old was shot and fatally wounded by unidentified suspects,” said Rwexana. “The suspects entered a liquor store and shot[…]

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