Kensington

Police search for Kensington Day Hospital burglars

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[…]

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Four wounded in Kensington

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[…]

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Concerns over attempted mob justice by Facreton residents

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.[…]

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Kensington man to appear for murder of a motorcyclist

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[…]

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Boy, 12, shot dead in Kensington

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[…]

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Kenfac residents march for better policing

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[…]

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CT mom charged following toddler’s murder is 6 months pregnant

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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