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News 24 South Africa
Armed robbers shoot Cape Town copcondition in a Cape Town hospital after he was shot while responding to an arme
Armed robbers shoot Cape Town cop
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
condition in a Cape Town hospital after he was shot while responding to an armed robbery in Durbanville on Tuesday night, Western Cape police have confirmed. Spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said two officers responded to a business... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Nabbed and Bags of Dagga Confiscated in Cossovo, NyangaWestern Cape: Police acted on a tip-off and confiscated 810 small dagga parcels
Woman Nabbed and Bags of Dagga Confiscated in Cossovo, Nyanga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Western Cape: Police acted on a tip-off and confiscated 810 small dagga parcels, 60 larger parcels and four large bags of dagga inside a shack in Cossovo in Samora Machel. A 40 year old woman was arrested and detained. She is due to appear in... Read more
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Daily Star
Serial killer sickos: Twisted Brits buying 'Murderabilia' ― and it's legalperson looks insane.” But Gacy’s dirt only set the Brit back a modest £30.Rela
Serial killer sickos: Twisted Brits buying 'Murderabilia' ― and it's legal
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
person looks insane.” But Gacy’s dirt only set the Brit back a modest £30.Related videos Western Cape, 12 January 2015 - Western Cape police are hoping they ve managed to track down a suspected serial killer. Last week they arrested a Gugulethu... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teen arrested for allegedly raping 5-year-old girlgirl. The teen was arrested for allegedly luring the girl into his home and ra
Cape Town teen arrested for allegedly raping 5-year-old girl
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
girl. The teen was arrested for allegedly luring the girl into his home and raping her in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, on Friday, Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said on Monday. The boy is also accused of repeatedly raping a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
More than 1 000 arrested in Cape Town over weekendTown - More than 1 000 people have been arrested in two police cluster operatio
More than 1 000 arrested in Cape Town over weekend
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Town - More than 1 000 people have been arrested in two police cluster operations in Cape Town over the last week. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk on Sunday said that the two separate operations, conducted in Mitchells... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Paarl teenager stabbed to deathEtheridge, News24 Knife covered in blood. (iStock) Cape Town – A 16-year-old
Paarl teenager stabbed to death
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Etheridge, News24 Knife covered in blood. (iStock) Cape Town – A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Paarl East, Western Cape police confirmed on Sunday. The teenager was killed in Jan Fiskaal Street in the suburb of Amstelhofat around... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police seize 4 brand new Land Rovers worth R3mOne of the four Land Rover Defenders seized by Western Cape police. (Supplied,
Police seize 4 brand new Land Rovers worth R3m
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
One of the four Land Rover Defenders seized by Western Cape police. (Supplied, Saps) Cape Town - Western Cape police seized four brand new Land Rover Defenders in Paarden Island on Thursday, following an investigation into fraudulent import and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
3 arrested in Manenberg firearms sweepCape Town - Three people were arrested and six firearms confiscated in separate
3 arrested in Manenberg firearms sweep
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Cape Town - Three people were arrested and six firearms confiscated in separate incidents in Manenberg, Western Cape police said on Thursday. A 31-year-old man was arrested near Pam Court on Wednesday after being found with an illegal firearm,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Crayfish poachers in hot water as SAPS make second big bustCourt on Thursday on charges of illegal possession of crayfish and transporting
Crayfish poachers in hot water as SAPS make second big bust
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Court on Thursday on charges of illegal possession of crayfish and transporting crayfish without permit. On Monday‚ Western Cape police also arrested two men caught red-handed with 946 crayfish tails valued at R250‚000 in the boot of their... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police watchdog blasts provincial SAPSshould know that, once they shoot someone, they are going to have to give state
Police watchdog blasts provincial SAPS
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
should know that, once they shoot someone, they are going to have to give statements. "The directorate should not be the ones pushing them for statements," he said. Western Cape police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel André Traut declined to co... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cops yet to give statements in Nando's, McDonald's staff shootingsWe saying they did their work, but they must still be held accountable and not
Cops yet to give statements in Nando's, McDonald's staff shootings
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
We saying they did their work, but they must still be held accountable and not let others take the fall. "The bottom line is it must be investigated. We just want to know who is delaying it." Western Cape police declined to comment on Ipid's cl... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Paramedics robbed in Cape TownCape Town – A group of men attacked and robbed paramedics in Blackheath, Wester
Paramedics robbed in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town – A group of men attacked and robbed paramedics in Blackheath, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Five men armed with knives confronted them while they were loading a patient on a farm in Nooiensfontein Road on Monday, Captain FC van Wyk... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspects arrested for shooting Cape Town cops- Two suspects involved in the shooting of two female traffic officers in Cape
Suspects arrested for shooting Cape Town cops
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
- Two suspects involved in the shooting of two female traffic officers in Cape Town last week were arrested on Thursday, Western Cape police confirmed. The two officers were awarded for bravery by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, having both... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Another alleged drug mule bust at Cape Town airportWestern Cape police spokesman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the woman came in
Another alleged drug mule bust at Cape Town airport
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
Western Cape police spokesman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the woman came in on a flight from OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg. “Police from syndicate crime investigations of Border Police conducted random searches and inside a suitcase of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
2 arrested in connection with Cape Town train driver's murder- Two people were arrested for allegedly fatally shooting Metrorail driver Piet
2 arrested in connection with Cape Town train driver's murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
- Two people were arrested for allegedly fatally shooting Metrorail driver Piet Botha at the Netreg station in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Botha, 46, had been doing refresher training on a railway line and was waiting for a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Leave my family, take me' – man shot dead in front of sonpointed his firearm at the victim. "I [lay on top] of him and the bullet passe
'Leave my family, take me' – man shot dead in front of son
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
pointed his firearm at the victim. "I [lay on top] of him and the bullet passed by me and hit that poor laddie. I cried." Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut told News24 on Monday that the circumstances around the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
More resources to be deployed to gang-stricken Hanover Parkconducted a walkabout in Hanover Park. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN. Hanover P
More resources to be deployed to gang-stricken Hanover Park
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
conducted a walkabout in Hanover Park. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN. Hanover Park,Hanover Park shooting CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police say they will continue to deploy additional resources to gang-stricken Hanover Park. Two people have... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Girl, 8, hit by stray bullet in deadly Hanover Park shootingswere killed and four injured, including an 8-year-old girl, in three shooting i
Girl, 8, hit by stray bullet in deadly Hanover Park shootings
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 days ago
were killed and four injured, including an 8-year-old girl, in three shooting incidents in Hanover Park on Thursday. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said all three incidents took place on Thursday morning,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cops hunt 'mastermind' behind Western Cape couple's brutal murderafter the arrest of a 26-year-old man from Wolwedans, who appeared in the local
Cops hunt 'mastermind' behind Western Cape couple's brutal murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
after the arrest of a 26-year-old man from Wolwedans, who appeared in the local magistrate's court on Thursday. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain Malcolm Pojie said accused Thamsamqa Howard Sishuba was linked to the murder through... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Shot Cape Town traffic cops on the mendthe uniformed officers' vehicle and opened fire. One traffic officer was shot
Shot Cape Town traffic cops on the mend
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
the uniformed officers' vehicle and opened fire. One traffic officer was shot in the arm, and the other in the stomach. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said there were no new developments in the case. Anybody... Read more
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Eye Witness News
11 killed in WC road accidents this weekend Western Cape police arrested 16 people while driving under the influence of a
11 killed in WC road accidents this weekend
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
Western Cape police arrested 16 people while driving under the influence of alcohol. File picture: ER24. Western Cape,Road Accidents,Western Cape Road Accidents CAPE TOWN - Eleven people have been... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspected hitman arrested for reckless driving to face murder charges- A reckless driver arrested with a loaded handgun is believed to be behind a s
Suspected hitman arrested for reckless driving to face murder charges
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
- A reckless driver arrested with a loaded handgun is believed to be behind a spate of gang-related murders in Ravensmead, Western Cape police said on Saturday. Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said the Hawks have taken over investigations into the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cops chase down, arrest 3 alleged armed robbersEtheridge, News24 Cape Town - Three men were arrested after allegedly robbing
Cops chase down, arrest 3 alleged armed robbers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 28 days ago
Etheridge, News24 Cape Town - Three men were arrested after allegedly robbing a cellphone store in central Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Friday. Officers rushed to the scene in Riebeeck Street on Thursday afternoon to find the men... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trio nabbed after robbery at cellphone shopCape Town – Cape Town police have arrested three men after an armed robbery at
Trio nabbed after robbery at cellphone shop
iol.co.za / Posted 29 days ago
Cape Town – Cape Town police have arrested three men after an armed robbery at a cellphone shop in the CBD, Western Cape police said on Friday. “Cape Town central police crime prevention unit members received a complaint from radio control regarding... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
6 die in Cape Town firefatal burns and another adult female was taken to hospital to be treated for bu
6 die in Cape Town fire
News 24 South Africa / Posted 29 days ago
fatal burns and another adult female was taken to hospital to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation, Layne said. He could not confirm if the deceased were related. Attempts to reach Western Cape police for confirmation were un... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Equal Education and school pupils protest about school safety outside Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer's homeThe protest by about 80 pupils and activists from Equal Education outside the h
Equal Education and school pupils protest about school safety outside Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer's home
Mail & Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
The protest by about 80 pupils and activists from Equal Education outside the home of Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schäfer’s home on Thursday, was a cry to be heard, the group said. They claimed an audit on school safety sent to her office two... Read more

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