Parow gas leak leaves four dead, two others in hospital

A deadly gas leak at a plastic recycling factory in Parow, in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town, claimed the lives of four people and left at least two more incapacitated on Tuesday afternoon. Industrial incident. Gas exposure. Parow valley. 4 deceased. 1pt critical, 1pt with minor injuries. #HazMat @1SecondLater[…]

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Security officers robbed of guns, cash

Four armed men escaped with guns and money when they hit a cash-in-transit vehicle at Pick n Pay in Parow on Saturday morning, Western Cape police have reported. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said the gang struck at 08:50. “During the collection of cash boxes at a grocery store[…]

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Parow cops in court for alleged corruption

Ten Western Cape police officials, based at the Parow police station in Cape Town, appeared in the Bellville District Court on Monday.The officials, who were arrested at the weekend, face eight charges of corruption each, with the amounts involved totalling in excess of R10,000. State advocate Max Orban, of the[…]

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Pagad lambasts police

People Against Gangsterism and Drugs (Pagad) claims the police are intimidating the community when they choose to speak out against crime or have any involvement with the anti-drug group. The organisation held a picket in Parow over the weekend, after calls by community members for intervention in the area. But[…]

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