A woman has been killed in an attack in which eight people, including three children, were shot in Mandalay, in Cape Town. She died in hospital following the drive-by shooting at a birthday party on Saturday night. The police’s Andre Traut said, “At around 20:20pm occupants of a green Honda[…]
Police are not ruling out the possibility that gang violence may be the motive for a mass shooting in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats in the early hours of Sunday morning. Seven people were killed and several others injured, including a 6-year-old child. One person has been arrested so far.[…]
A new station commander has been appointed and at least 40 extra police officers will be brought to Philippi East police station on the Cape Flats following 18 murders in the past week. Police have also arrested 45 people, among them five suspected kingpins. Police minister Fikile Mbalula says he’s[…]
At least 28 inmates were killed in a brutal prison fight on Thursday in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco, in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country’s troubled penal system in recent years. Acapulco is the biggest city in Guerrero, one of Mexico’s most lawless states[…]
Preliminary investigation shows a firearm confiscated when an alleged gang hitman was arrested in Cape Town this week can be linked to several gang-related murders in the city, the directorate for priority crime investigation (Hawks) in the Western Cape said on Sunday.. “The Hawks have taken over investigations of an[…]
A temporary sense of calm has been restored to Ocean View since six people were arrested earlier this week in relation to a series of shocking murders that have hit the area. Reports have highlighted seven killings within the space of a week prior to the arrests, although the violence[…]
Police have now made six arrests in relation to a series of shocking murders in Ocean View; days after a family of three were shot and killed in their home during the early hours of Saturday morning. According to reports, the incident brought the number of killings in the area[…]
Two men accused of killing a Cape Town constable are expected to learn their fate on Wednesday in the Western Cape High Court. Acting Judge Sakkie Maartens will hand down judgment against Mbongiseni Sithelo and Sicelo Kwayimani, both 29, who pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and armed[…]
There has been a drastic rise in crime in the Strandfontein community over the past five years, according to the area’s Social and Economic Development Forum. The declaration comes as residents lament the tragic murder of aspiring English teacher, Chad Barron who was hijacked, assaulted with a brick, and stabbed[…]
Residents in Kraaifontein community have expressed concern after two teenage girls were murdered in a gang related feud. Both 17-year old Keesha Manuel and 16-year-old Nikieta Holly were laid to rest at the weekend after they were gunned down in Scottsville. “These are young girls. It’s not easy for their[…]
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