Several shootings in CT overnight

The Kensington Community Policing Forum has expressed its concern regarding the safety and security of residents in the Factreton-Kensingron area, following a spate of shootings. Last night, three men were shot and wounded at Sasol garage on the corners of Voortrekker road and 5th Avenue. Gunmen opened fire and two[…]

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Grassy Park facing daily shootings

At least three people have been killed and another injured in a spate of escalated shootings that have rocked the community of Grassy Park over the past two days. The suburb has faced near daily shootings since early November, notably in Parkwood, Lotus River and neighbouring Ottery. The incidents have[…]

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Cape children caught in crossfire, summit told

Stray bullets have taken a terrible toll on Cape Town’s children, the National Firearms Summit heard during its first day of sitting at Parliament on Tuesday. “We looked at the children coming in with gunshot [wounds], and over the last 20 years we’ve seen a total of 476 children, under[…]

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Gangs ‘feeling the pinch’, says activist

A recent resurgence of gang violence on the Cape Flats may be related to the release of prominent gang leaders, according to Safe Manenberg Campaign project co-ordinator Waheed Sookool. Sookool on Tuesday said Manenberg has been divided up into areas outside of the law that resembles feudal era systems. He[…]

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