Husband of prominent Cape dentist shot in robbery

The husband of a well-known dentist Dr Camillah Bayat was gunned down at the family’s dental surgery in Khayelitsha on Monday. According to police reports, two unknown suspects entered the premises in Ntlazane Street, Lingelethu-West and held up the staff. One armed suspect threatened the security guard and instructed him[…]

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Bishop Lavis police colonel shot outside his home

A Bishop Lavis police officer was shot and killed in his driveway on his way to work on Thursday morning. Lieutenant-Colonel Kay, 52, was attached to the provincial Firearm, Liquor and Second Hand Goods (FLASH) unit.  Police spokesperson Siyabulela Malo said it’s alleged that Kay had just gotten into his[…]

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Two Bonteheuwel women shot inside their homes

One woman lost her life and another has been hospitalized following a horrific shooting in Bonteheuwel on Saturday. It’s believed the two women were ambushed in their home. Ward councillor Angus Mckenzie said Candice Williams succumbed to her injuries while the surviving woman Tasliema Galant is fighting for her life[…]

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Tow truck driver killed in Cape Town shooting

A tow truck driver has been murdered in an early morning shooting in Athlone, Western Cape police have confirmed. The 50-year-old was gunned down at about 04:20 in Klipfontein Road, spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said. “The deceased sustained gunshot wounds to his head and was declared dead on the[…]

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Concern that violent crimes spilling into sacred spaces

Tuesday night’s shooting outside the Mayfair masjid has rattled the Muslim community and there are now increased concerns around the safety of musallees. A 40 year old Ethiopian national was allegedly accosted by two suspects and shot dead as he left the Jumuah masjid after Maghrib prayers. Gauteng police spokesperson[…]

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Three arrested, 12 questioned for Valhalla Park shooting

The Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) arrested three suspects in connection with the Christmas Eve shooting of two children in Valhalla Park. The shootout left two children, aged four and six, dead and five others injured. Twelve people were on Thursday morning taken in for questioning. AGU Commander Major-General Andre Lincoln said[…]

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Breaking: Two dead after shooting at Durban Court

At least two people are believed dead after being shot at the Durban Magistrate’s Court. Reports state a man was angered when his wife showed up at a divorce hearing with her boyfriend. The shooter then opened fire on them, before shooting himself. The man allegedly survived the shooting. This[…]

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