CT arrest a ‘significant blow’ to drug trade

A foreign national has been nabbed in Ottery with a stash of drugs estimated to have a street value of R4m. Western Cape police said the discovery and his arrest on Wednesday morning was a “significant blow” to the province’s illegal drug trade. The 32-year-old raised the suspicions of officers[…]

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Army, cops descend on Cape Town suburb

It will take more than one major crackdown to clean the crime-ridden streets of Ottery. This was the sentiment of frustrated locals who watched South African Police Service, defence force and metro police officers raid crime hotspots in the Grassy Park police precinct in Cape Town on Friday. The integrated[…]

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Ottery under siege: CPF

A quiet tension has washed over the community of Ottery as they anticipate when the next gang shooting will break out. Grassy Park CPF chairperson Phillip Bam says gang related violence is taking innocent lives every week. Over the past weekend, a 73 year old woman was killed by a[…]

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MAD campaign concludes

There was much hype at Ottery Hypermarket on Friday as VOC bid farewell to its annual Make A Difference (MAD) campaign. It was the grand finale to four weeks of heartfelt letters and emotional surprises on air, for the string of beneficiaries who formed part of the project this year.[…]

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