LOCAL Nearly three years on, the two suspects implicated in the murder of 19-year-old Jesse Hess and her grandfather, Chris Lategan, have been convicted. The Western Cape High court heard how the suspects fatally strangled the pair with belts and fled with stolen goods from an apartment in Parow in[…]
A Cape Town businessman who was kidnapped in March has been rescued from his captors in a midnight takedown operation. Ismail Rajah, 69, was kidnapped outside his business premises in Parow. Police rescued him from a house in Khayelitsha this week. “Following his kidnapping, a ransom demand was made to[…]
Police arrested three men who were involved in an alleged armed robbery in Parow in Cape Town after Saturday night. Police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut said a 40-year-old man was stabbed with a knife and hijacked in McIntyre street by the men before they fled with his silver Nissan Micra.[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
The arrest of 11 police officials at a station in Parow has brought light to an endemic corruption problem within the South African Police Services (SAPS). According to a local senior crime researcher, police records indicate that well over 1000 police officials are faced with charges of corruption each year.[…]
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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