Off-duty police shot and killed in Delft

An off-duty police constable has been shot and killed in Delft on the Cape Flats. The 40-year-old officer was based at the Mowbray Police Station. The shooting incident occurred in Ravel Street in Delft South on Friday. The Hawks detectives are investigating the incident. In February, two police officers were[…]

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Tavern owner, implicated in Mihalik murder, killed outside home

The owner of a popular Gugulethu tavern was shot and killed on Friday afternoon [September 25]. Nkululeko Tuntubele (45) – also known as Nkuja – had just returned from the funeral of former Western Cape African National Congress (ANC) secretary Songezo Mjongile’s funeral when the incident unfolded. Speaking to TimesLIVE,[…]

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Bullet grazes woman’s head in CT armed robbery

A woman escaped with a bullet graze to the head when armed robbers stormed the business she works at in Montague Gardens, Western Cape police said on Friday. Three men posing as customers entered a service centre at 08:30 on Thursday, Captain Frederick van Wyk said. One of them took[…]

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Tensions high after ‘gang leader’ shot dead

Tensions are high in Rocklands, Mitchells Plain, after an alleged high ranking gangster was shot and killed on Thursday afternoon. Locals say they fear retaliation shootings after the 47-year-old was killed in a hail of bullets near a shopping centre in Caravelle Street at 17:00. The man allegedly belonged to[…]

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Bangladesh opposition supporters shot dead

Two activists from the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party have been shot dead in clashes with ruling party supporters after their leader called for protests on the first anniversary of elections her party boycotted, police said. Monday’s clashes came as BNP’s leader Khaleda Zia remains confined to her office in[…]

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