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Two suspects target Paarl paramedic, one arrested

Police are searching for a second suspect after an ER24 paramedic was violently confronted and attempted to be robbed in Paarl last night. The two paramedics were off-duty and parked at a local shopping centre in Paarl whereby they were confronted by two men who were allegedly armed. The suspects[…]

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Seven suspects dead after police shootout in Ngcobo

Seven suspects believed to have been involved in the Ngcobo police massacre were shot dead in a shootout with police on Friday evening, after being cornered inside a church they used as a hideout. Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said more than 10 other suspects were arrested, while others managed[…]

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Wounded CT teen arrested after cash-in-transit heist shootout

A teenager has been arrested in Cape Town following a shootout with guards during an attempted cash-in-transit heist, the Hawks said on Sunday. “A 17-year-old… was arrested… on Saturday morning for attempting to rob a cash truck at a railway station in Khayelitsha,” spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said in a[…]

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Double murder at Stellenbosch nightclub

A 30 year old woman and a man in his forties were killed in a shooting at Cubana restaurant and nightclub in Plein Street, Stellenbosch last night. According to sources, three guys stormed Cubana around 12:30, fired six shots inside and accidentally killed a bystander. They also chased and killed[…]

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Sassa fraud suspects out on R30k bail

Two alleged kingpins in a social grant scam involving the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), were released on R30 000 bail each, when they appeared in court on Thursday Neliswa Msimango, of Durban North, and Nombuyiselo Sigcua, of Umtata in the Eastern Cape, launched a bail application in the[…]

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Table Mountain Forum to monitor Rhodes Memorial

The Table Mountain Safety Forum will be increasing safety on the Table Mountain chain, following a series of rapes at Rhodes Memorial involving UCT students. The Forum will be working closely with police and campus security to monitor the area as panic increases over the safety of students walking in[…]

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Three suspected robbers shot dead in CT

Three men were shot dead when they allegedly tried to rob a wholesaler in Epping, Cape Town, on Friday afternoon, Western Cape police said. Police were called when six men allegedly tried to rob the store at 13:30, Captain FC van Wyk said. During the ensuing shoot-out, three of the[…]

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