Six men have been arrested in four separate incidents for being in possession of large quantities of drugs and contravening the coronavirus (Covid-19) regulations, and will appear in various magistrates’ courts in Cape Town and George on Monday, Western Cape police said. Two men were due to appear in the[…]
An arrest is yet to be made after two men were stabbed on Clifton’s 3rd Beach in Cape Town in the late hours of Saturday night. According to Western Cape police, they were stabbed during an alleged robbery. The ages and identities of the two victims are yet to be[…]
Two men aged 45 and 46 face charges of impersonating a police officer and the illegal possession of an unlicensed firearm after they were arrested at the city centre yesterday. Police spokesperson Andrè Traut said police patrollers spotted the suspects, dressed in police uniform, sitting in a VW Golf in[…]
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder of a police officer in Gugulethu. The constable was off-duty when he was shot and killed during an alleged robbery at a shop in the Barcelona informal settlement on Sunday night. Police spokesperson Colonel Andre Traut said the officer was[…]
A man was shot dead and three others injured, including a six-year-old, in what appears to be part of an escalating pattern of shootings in Athlone, Cape Town. No arrests had yet been made for the shooting on Saturday night and the motive for the murder and attempted murders was[…]
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 40-year-old suspect arrested over the weekend for being in possession of drugs and firearms, appeared in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrate Court today. Police spokesperson Andre Traut said two men were arrested after authorities confiscated drugs, illegal firearm ammunition, cash, and a stolen bakkie. “Endeavours to fight the scourge of[…]
Three armed suspects were caught red handed over the weekend during a foiled business robbery in Philippi East. According to police spokesperson, Andre Traut, two illegal weapons without serial numbers and eight 9mm rounds were confiscated. “The quick response by members attached to the Western Cape Flying Squad led to[…]
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 31-year-old man after his body was found in Macassar, Western Cape on Sunday. A Bangladeshi man was shot dead, police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said. “No one has been arrested as of yet,” he added. Last month, Robert Sonnekus’[…]
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