By Tauhierah Salie The community of Ocean View is on tenterhooks following a night of violence in retaliation to the senseless murder of seven-year-old girl Emaan Solomans. Police and city law enforcement officers were patrolling the area Thursday after mayhem broke out the night before, when angry locals set alight[…]
The People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) says it has no sympathy for gang leaders who die by the gun. Pagad was commenting on the murder of former Hard Living gang leader Rashied Staggie, who was shot in London Road in Salt River this morning. Staggie died on arrival at[…]
Anti-crime movement People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) made an appearance in Bonteheuwel on Wednesday evening to conduct a motorcade, effectively announcing their presence in the area. Several calls were reportedly made by the Bonteheuwel community for the assistance of Pagad in combating the persisting gang-violence and crime. However, the[…]
Pagad says the murder of prominent attorney Noorudien Hassan should spark a broader investigation into corruption in the country’s justice system. Hassan was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Burwood road in Crawford on Monday night and died in hospital. Police are investigating a case of murder, but no[…]
Police had to diffuse the situation when members of the anti-drug group Pagad shouted at Irshaad Laher in a hall way at the Bellville magistrate’s court on Friday, accusing him of murdering innocent children on the Cape Flats. The Cape Town businessman and his co-accused appeared on charges of gun[…]
Due a flood of complaints by Lentegeur residents, anti-crime movement People against Gangsterism and Drugs (PAGAD) are to form an alliance with the Lentegeur West Ratepayers to tackle gangsterism and drug pedalling in the area. “The Lentegeur West residents raised many grievances regarding drugs and gangsterism in the area so[…]
“We sit with fear each and every day. We are unable to learn in a safe and comfortable environment at school. How are we able to concentrate when learners are always ignorantly involving themselves with drugs and gangsterism?” These are the words of one concerned Trafalgar High School student speaking[…]
The leadership of the People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) will be meeting with their legal team to discuss possible action against fifty expelled members, amid a vicious mudslinging campaign aimed at fracturing the organisation. At a press briefing on Thursday, Pagad spokesperson Haroun Orrie claimed that members have been[…]
In a bid to keep the awareness on substance abuse and gang violence in communities, the People Against Gangterism and Drugs (Pagad) will be hosting a motorcade in Woodlands in Mitchells Plain on Wednesday evening. Pagad spokesperson Haroon Orrie said the main reason for the protest is to fight against[…]
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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