The National Prosecuting Authority says there was a woman in the van with the two policemen who were killed near Kraaifontein in Cape Town last weekend. Spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila says she was shot in the head and is being treated in hospital. 45-year-old Sergeant Mnakwazo Mdoko and 28-year-old Constable Mninawa[…]
Three suspects, aged 17, 18, and 19, have been arrested in connection with the death of an 11-year-old boy in alleged gang violence in Kraaifontein in Cape Town this week, the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the Western Cape said on Saturday. On Friday, SAPS detectives attached to the[…]
Police are investigating the murder of a teen who was shot dead during a protest in Kraaifontein, Cape Town. The area has been volatile for weeks, and there has been a heavy police presence, after City of Cape Town law enforcement officials demolished structures on a piece of land in[…]
The Western Cape member of the executive committee for community safety, Albert Fritz has condemned the murder of a young girl in Kraaifontein. In a statement released on Monday, Fritz expressed outrage at the death of six-year-old Gaylin Cupido, from Scottsdene who was struck by a stray bullet during the[…]
Community members and ANC leaders gathered in Bloekombos, near Kraaifontein in Cape Town, at the home of slain Ward 101 councillor Luyanda Mbele on Monday. Mbele and his cousin, Mzwandile Mathenjwa, were shot dead on Sunday night. “Why did they kill my child?” the councillor’s mother, Joyce Mbele, cried. “Last[…]
The City of Cape Town says a tract of land at Wallacedene in Kraaifontein where shacks were removed on Monday has been earmarked for a housing project. The anti-land invasion unit moved in Monday morning with police and metro police to demolish a number of shacks at Phase Nine. Mayoral[…]
Chaos erupted in Kraaifontein, Cape Town, on Tuesday afternoon when a group of people said to be angry about evictions damaged several shops and vehicles. A clinic had to be closed and some City officials locked themselves in their offices. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk confirmed four[…]
A number of people have been injured after their company bus overturned in Bloekombos, Kraaifontein, on Thursday morning, a Cape Town official said. The bus was involved in an accident with a light duty vehicle, but exact details on what had happened, and the number of injuries, was not yet[…]
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A child is believed to have been raped during a robbery near Bernadino Heights, Kraaifontein, Western Cape police said on Friday. Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed the incident took place between 05:30 and 07:45. “An unidentified intruder gained access to a residence… and fled the scene with two cellphones[…]
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