Four wounded in Bonteheuwel shooting

Four people were shot and wounded in Bonteheuwel, Cape Town, on Monday, the SABC reported. Police spokesman Lt-Col Andre Traut told the public broadcaster that several men opened fire on a group of people and fled. The motive for the shooting had not been established. SAPA

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Parliament concerned by Mthembu shooting

Parliament’s presiding officers on Monday expressed concern at the shooting of ANC MP Jackson Mthembu during an armed robbery in Mpumalanga. “We trust the law will take its course and that the perpetrators will be brought to justice as soon as possible,” Parliament said in a statement. It said the[…]

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Security guard killed at PNP

Supermarket chain Pick ‘n Pay has expressed concern over the safety of staff, after a security guard was fatally shot during a robbery at its Waterstone Village branch in Somerset West on Sunday. “We are very ‎sad to report that a security guard from G4S was shot and killed during[…]

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Man arrested after WCape cop shot dead

A man was arrested after he alleged shot dead a police officer in Nyanga, police said on Saturday. The 38-year-old police detective constable was shot around 6.30pm on Friday, while pursuing the man, who was wanted in connection with several murder cases, Captain Frederick van Wyk said. “The member died[…]

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Condemnation for attack on constable’s family

Western Cape MEC for Community Safety, Dan Plato, has strongly condemned the brutal attack on the family of a South African Police Force (SAPS) officer. The Manenberg home of Constable Lutfie Eksteen, a member of SAPS Operation Combat Anti-gang and Drug Unit, was targeted on Monday night. The attack resulted[…]

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Boy shot and killed in Valhalla Park

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in Valhalla Park, Cape Town, on Sunday afternoon, Western Cape emergency services said. “A gunshot wound to the head caused the death of a 15-year-old boy in Eleanor Road, Valhalla Park, at 1pm today,” spokesman Robert Daniels said. “Details surrounding his death are[…]

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5 arrested for Beacon Valley shooting

Five men have been arrested following a shooting in Beacon Valley, which claimed the life of a 10 year old boy on Tuesday evening. Western Cape police said they arrested five men aged between 20 and 31 years following an attack on the 10 year old minor and two others[…]

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Police constable kills girlfriend

A police constable allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend on Thursday at their house in Delft, Cape Town, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate said. “It is alleged the couple was returning from Bellville court over a domestic violence case against the police officer,” Ipid acting spokeswoman Grace Langa said in[…]

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2 shot in Beacon Valley

Police are investigating a shooting at a Mitchells Plain high school today which left two learners wounded. The incident took place at Oval North Secondary School in Beacon Valley. Police spokesperson Tembinkosi Kinana said two suspects have been arrested and the motive is still being investigated. “Due to the circumstances[…]

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