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Eye Witness News
CT police investigate deadly shooting in Elsies Riverin Elsies River A woman was killed and six others wounded during the shooting
CT police investigate deadly shooting in Elsies River
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
in Elsies River A woman was killed and six others wounded during the shooting on Wednesday. Picture: sxc.hu. CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are investigating after a woman was killed and six others wounded during a shooting in Elsies River. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Popular rugby player murdered by burglarwrist and right forearm. He has a shaved head and no front teeth, and was wear
Popular rugby player murdered by burglar
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
wrist and right forearm. He has a shaved head and no front teeth, and was wearing a dark brown T-shirt and beige pants. Western Cape police spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana says a 35-year-old man was found with a stab wound, but no arrests have... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspect identified in Great Brak River double murderPetersen, News24 Cape Town - A couple found dead in their Great Brak River hom
Suspect identified in Great Brak River double murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A couple found dead in their Great Brak River home on Saturday possibly knew their attacker, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. There was no sign of forced entry at the Sandhoogtepad home of Tewie Human and his... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
This guy stole all the tools of the trade - only for his thieving career to go up in smokegood‚ catching him a mere half an hour after he stole 400 cartons of cigarettes
This guy stole all the tools of the trade - only for his thieving career to go up in smoke
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
good‚ catching him a mere half an hour after he stole 400 cartons of cigarettes. Describing how the bust went down‚ Western Cape police Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the boxes of cigarettes were taken during a robbery in Goodwood at 10am.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'Redeployment of two senior WC cops not a demotion'Jacobs,Jeremy Vearey CAPE TOWN - Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso
'Redeployment of two senior WC cops not a demotion'
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Jacobs,Jeremy Vearey CAPE TOWN - Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says the redeployment of two senior Western Cape police officers should not be seen as a demotion. Deputy Provincial Commissioner Jeremy Vearey and the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Cop killers' must not get bail - Popcrukilled in an attempted robbery at a Caltex garage in Delft in the early hours o
'Cop killers' must not get bail - Popcru
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
killed in an attempted robbery at a Caltex garage in Delft in the early hours of June 13. His killers are still at large. Western Cape police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula said six police officers had been attacked in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Popcru lodges grievance after top cops demotedagainst national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, who was investigated after h
Popcru lodges grievance after top cops demoted
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
against national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, who was investigated after he reportedly heard her allegedly tipping off Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer that crime intelligence and the Hawks were investigating him. Brand headed the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC member's son shot dead in Elsies Riverlocal elections or politics. While there, young residents had told him they be
ANC member's son shot dead in Elsies River
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
local elections or politics. While there, young residents had told him they believed it was gang-related, he said. Western Cape police confirmed an unknown suspect shot and killed the 17-year-old boy in Bourne Road. No arrests had yet been... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town boy may have drowned at building siteJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – The body of a 6-year-old boy was found at
Cape Town boy may have drowned at building site
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – The body of a 6-year-old boy was found at a construction site in Valhalla Park, Western Cape police said on Sunday. The boy, found on Saturday afternoon, was believed to have drowned in a hole filled with water,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
6 Overberg men arrested with R61 500 worth of crayfish, abalonefrom an Overberg fishing village were set to appear in court on Wednesday for i
6 Overberg men arrested with R61 500 worth of crayfish, abalone
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
from an Overberg fishing village were set to appear in court on Wednesday for illegal possession of crayfish and abalone, Western Cape police said. The K9 unit received a tip-off on Monday that a vehicle was transporting the goods to Cape Town,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Police Are Refuting Claims of Child Kidnappings in the ProvinceThe Western Cape police are aware of numerous allegations regarding child kidna
Western Cape Police Are Refuting Claims of Child Kidnappings in the Province
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Western Cape police are aware of numerous allegations regarding child kidnappings in this province being posted on social media platforms, which are refuted as it cannot be substantiated with any police records. For the record, we can confirm... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Two generations lost in Mitchell's Plain fire tragedyopen to people who needed a roof over their head. That could be why there were
Two generations lost in Mitchell's Plain fire tragedy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
open to people who needed a roof over their head. That could be why there were so many people in the house," said one man. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said when emergency services arrived three people died in the ambulance... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'There was nothing anyone could do' - neighbour of Cape Town house firenothing.'' Neighbours rushed over with hosepipes until the fire engine arrived
'There was nothing anyone could do' - neighbour of Cape Town house fire
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
nothing.'' Neighbours rushed over with hosepipes until the fire engine arrived, but the flames were too fierce. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said when emergency services arrived, four people had already died, the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Police to be out in full force during Bok Testwith its Safety and Security role players, view these threats in an extremely s
Police to be out in full force during Bok Test
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
with its Safety and Security role players, view these threats in an extremely seriously light, and have implemented stringent security measures to safeguard the event and to ensure minimum or no disruption,” Western Cape police said in a stat... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
3 nabbed in connection with cop killing– Three men were arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with the murder of
3 nabbed in connection with cop killing
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
– Three men were arrested on Monday afternoon in connection with the murder of Cape Town police Constable Lindekile Sikade, Western Cape police said. The men, aged 28, 34 and 37 were arrested after officers followed information which led them to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘More questions than answers’ in murder of Cape Town tow truck driverthan answers at this stage," said Antill. Police apparently told the company t
‘More questions than answers’ in murder of Cape Town tow truck driver
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
than answers at this stage," said Antill. Police apparently told the company that they were following a few leads. Western Cape police confirmed that they were investigating the shooting, which took place on Mamre’s main road, shortly after... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
‘My mom died in my lap’ – Cape Town girl witnesses mom's deathIt happened more than two years ago and no witnesses have stepped forward. Sha
‘My mom died in my lap’ – Cape Town girl witnesses mom's death
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
It happened more than two years ago and no witnesses have stepped forward. Sharon Saban's investigation is ongoing, Western Cape police confirmed to News24. There were over 20 murders in Manenberg during the six-week period of gang war... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Airport operations not affected by meter taxi, Uber clash Acsasaid the airport would continue to work with the police and other law enforceme
Airport operations not affected by meter taxi, Uber clash Acsa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
said the airport would continue to work with the police and other law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety of the public. Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the police were not aware of any violence that took pla... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Elderly pair shaken up after mistaken identity raidraid The elderly pair will receive counselling after they says six armed polic
Elderly pair shaken up after mistaken identity raid
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
raid The elderly pair will receive counselling after they says six armed police officers stormed their home. FILE: Western Cape police during raid. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN police raid,mistaken identity,Western Cape police... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Apartment complex fire leads cops to dagga labSaps) Cape Town - The sharp noses of police officers led them to a dagga lab i
Apartment complex fire leads cops to dagga lab
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
Saps) Cape Town - The sharp noses of police officers led them to a dagga lab in an apartment complex in Parklands, Western Cape police said on Friday. The police responded to a fire at the Cape Town complex on Thursday evening when they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ex director of special needs school charged with embezzling fundsgain, the Hawks said on Wednesday. The woman, 32, had full signing rights on t
Ex director of special needs school charged with embezzling funds
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
gain, the Hawks said on Wednesday. The woman, 32, had full signing rights on the bank accounts of the entity, said Western Cape police spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha. During December 2013 and November 2014, she allegedly diverted the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dagga worth R3.8m found in hidden truck compartmentTown - A tip-off led to the discovery of R3.8m worth of dagga in a hidden compa
Dagga worth R3.8m found in hidden truck compartment
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
Town - A tip-off led to the discovery of R3.8m worth of dagga in a hidden compartment of a truck headed towards Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. A 57-year-old man would appear in the Paarl Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday in... Read more
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iol.co.za
Three dead in 'street racing' crashCape Town - Three people were killed in an alleged street-racing collision in E
Three dead in 'street racing' crash
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
Cape Town - Three people were killed in an alleged street-racing collision in Elsies River on Sunday. Western Cape police spokeswoman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the crash occurred at about 7.25pm on the corner of Owen Road and 36 Avenue. An... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Suspected shoplifters assault Woolies store managerWoolworths store manager in Paarl was assaulted after confronting suspected sho
Suspected shoplifters assault Woolies store manager
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Woolworths store manager in Paarl was assaulted after confronting suspected shoplifters at the weekend, police have said. Western Cape police confirmed the manager had confronted two people on Sunday after suspecting they had stolen from the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two held after abalone stash found at homeon Sunday evening after police raided a home in Grassy Park in Cape Town and fo
Two held after abalone stash found at home
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
on Sunday evening after police raided a home in Grassy Park in Cape Town and found a room full of endangered abalone, Western Cape police said on Monday. South African Police Service's provincial communication's Debbie Alard said the arrests... Read more
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