Lentegeur residents go back to patrols

Outraged Lentegeur residents are taking back their community in a fight against on-going gang violence that has shed the blood of tons of railway commuters along Lentegeur railway station. “There has been a spat of shootings in the area. We believe that it is related to gang violence that often[…]

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Pagad visit Lentegeur

While a section of Mitchells Plain has become a “no-go zone” amid increased shootings, residents say they are taking the fight against the escalation of gang violence in their own hands. Through awareness and establishing community groups, People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) say they hope to mobilise the community within Lentegeur to[…]

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Alleged drug lord opens case against residents

As the Lentegeur community continue in their plight to have alleged drug kingpin Fadwaan “Vet” Murphy removed from the area, residents say Murphy has hindered their efforts by opening a case of malicious damage to his property, at the local police station. According to one of the four residents implicated,[…]

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Lentegeur residents warn drug dealer

The community of Lentegeur are fed-up with an alleged drug dealer whom they claim has taken over their streets and turned the area into a war zone. The community has been picketing in front of Fadwaan ‘Vet’ Murphy’s house since Sunday in a bid to peacefully communicate with the suspected[…]

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Lentegeur CPF worries over minstrels

The Lentegeur Community Policing Forum (CPF) says although not opposing the parading of the minstrels in Lentegeur, they are sceptical of the annual festivity. The CPF believes not only is it synonymous with questionable behaviour of the minstrels but the ongoing gang violence in the area makes them fear for[…]

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Lentegeur residents vent on crime

Newly appointed police major-general of Mitchell’s Pain, Gregory Goss says while circumstances look bleak, police are making inroads into crime in the area, but not at the required rate. He was addressing community members and crime fighters at the Lentegeur Civic Centre, at a crime strategy meeting called by the[…]

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Lentegeur man gunned down

Just after a week of gang violence subsiding in Lentegeur, a 40 year old man was gunned down on Monday morning. Muhammad Adnaan Pedro was on his way to work, when two armed men shot and killed him on the corner of Papierblom and Nerine roads, Lentegeur, Mitchell’s plain. Pedro’s[…]

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MPlain cluster commander meets with Lentegeur residents

Petrol bomb attacks which left gangsters’ dens in ruins in Lentegeur Mitchell’s Plain this weekend could signal the end of gangsterism or could worsen ongoing gangster feuds. The devices were detonated in Magnolia Street and Linara Street in Lentegeur leaving the residences in ruins. The area is notoriously known for[…]

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