Police are searching for the remaining suspects after two arrested were made in connection with the burglary and vandalism of Kensington Day hospital. The facility was temporarily closed down after being ransacked last weekend and the lack of equipment has left it under strain. The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana reported that[…]
A man died in Kensington, Cape Town, on Saturday morning after being shot multiple times in the head, Western Cape police said. Officers found the body of the man, 34, on the corner of Ventura and Vliegtuig Avenue, in the early hours of the morning, said Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana. She[…]
While the festive season should bring joy and peace, Kensington residents received a bloody welcome to the season. The Kensington Community Policing Forum (CPF) has condemned shootings which saw four people wounded at the weekend, saying they will not allow gangs to keep the community hostage. Just last week, the[…]
The social media world was filled with mixed emotions over the weekend after a video surfaced of Facreton residents allegedly attacking the police for trying to arrest an alleged rapist. According to public relations officer of the Community Policing Forum (CPF) Chesslyn Steenberg, a 46-year-old male sexually assaulted a 15-year-old.[…]
Two suspects were arrested on Friday for the murder of a Cape Town woman who was killed on the N1 a week ago after her motorbike broke down on the highway, Western Cape police have confirmed. Zelda van Niekerk was shot in the stomach under the N7 bridge on the[…]
A Kensington man is expected to appear in court on Monday, in connection with the murder of a motorcyclist. It is understood that shortly before peak time on Friday afternoon, 45- year-old Zelda van Niekerk, pulled off on the side of the N1 road, near Century City with her motorcycle. She was then robbed[…]
Metro Police officers have arrested a father and son for possession of a prohibited firearm, ammunition and drugs in Kensington at 17h00 on Thursday. Metro Police spokesperson, Ruth Solomons says the officers received a tip off about illegal drug activity at a residence in 14th Avenue, Factreton. Solomons says officers[…]
A 12-year-old boy was shot dead in Kuku Town in Kensington, Cape Town on Wednesday, the Kensington Community Police Forum (CPF) said on Thursday. CPF chairperson Cheslyn Steenberg said in a statement the boy’s body was found on Thursday morning by fellow residents. He had not yet been identified. Western[…]
By Abubakr Abrahams Some 500 residents from Kensington, Maitland and Factreton held a public march over the weekend to Kensington police station to raise their concerns over the alleged lack of police resources in Kensington. Mogamat Noordien, chairperson of the Kensington Community Police Forum, says police in the area have[…]
A Kensington mother charged under the Children’s Act following the murder of her 18-month-old son, is pregnant, her family has confirmed. Abigail Ruiters, 30, appeared alongside her boyfriend Ameeruddien Peters, 26, in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. Peters has been charged with little Jeremiah Ruiters’ murder. The toddler[…]
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