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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape SAPS Band and Choir Wins At Polmusca Festival in Durbanof Music, and Captain Sammy Selaocoe, a group leader in the band, in collaborat
Western Cape SAPS Band and Choir Wins At Polmusca Festival in Durban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
of Music, and Captain Sammy Selaocoe, a group leader in the band, in collaboration with an external musical expert. The Western Cape Police Band won the gold trophy for their first place in the Battle of the Bands during this festival. The six... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mercedes-Benz S65 at the centre of legal squabbleevent. Sibiya, fired last year as head of the Hawks in Gauteng, ostensibly for
Mercedes-Benz S65 at the centre of legal squabble
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
event. Sibiya, fired last year as head of the Hawks in Gauteng, ostensibly for the illegal rendition of Zimbabweans, says Western Cape police officers are aiding underworld figures, the case of the missing Mercedes being just one such... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I could have lost her' - former cop on wife who was stabbedcouncillor, the police and other relevant parties. He recommended that motorist
'I could have lost her' - former cop on wife who was stabbed
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
councillor, the police and other relevant parties. He recommended that motorists keep pepper spray in their cubbyholes. Western Cape police confirmed they were investigating a case of armed robbery. Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said no... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'SA police officers in poor communities are being set up to fail by management'were set alight during protests in Nyanga on 1 September 2014. Picture: @lama_b
'SA police officers in poor communities are being set up to fail by management'
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
were set alight during protests in Nyanga on 1 September 2014. Picture: @lama_benge via Twitter. Western Province,Nyanga,Western Cape police,CPF,Nyanga crime,Community Police Forums CPF CAPE TOWN – The Nyanga Community Policing Forum says it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Brazen Thieves Hit Security Company for Firearms04:30 on Thursday and stole their firearms. He could not say how many were tak
Brazen Thieves Hit Security Company for Firearms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
04:30 on Thursday and stole their firearms. He could not say how many were taken as police were still investigating. Western Cape police confirmed the business robbery in Gemini Street. "A security guard was busy with a routine inspection... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Brazen thieves hit security company for firearmstheir firearms. He could not say how many were taken as police were still inve
Brazen thieves hit security company for firearms
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
their firearms. He could not say how many were taken as police were still investigating. "None of my people are hurt." Western Cape police confirmed the business robbery in Gemini Street. "A security guard was busy with a routine inspection... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cop Among Gang Arrested for Cape Town Business RobberyA constable was one of four alleged armed robbers arrested following a heist at
Cop Among Gang Arrested for Cape Town Business Robbery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A constable was one of four alleged armed robbers arrested following a heist at a Bellville store on Wednesday night, Western Cape police have confirmed. The 35-year-old officer, in possession of a state-owned gun and ammunition, was arrested... Read more
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iol.co.za
138 000 Mandrax tablets found at Cape homeCape Town – Western Cape police arrested two people and seized Mandrax tablets
138 000 Mandrax tablets found at Cape home
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Cape Town – Western Cape police arrested two people and seized Mandrax tablets worth over R5 million during a raid in Blackheath, Cape Town on Thursday afternoon. Police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said members of various SA Police... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cop among gang arrested for Cape Town business robbery- A constable was one of four alleged armed robbers arrested following a heist
Cop among gang arrested for Cape Town business robbery
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
- A constable was one of four alleged armed robbers arrested following a heist at a Bellville store on Wednesday night, Western Cape police have confirmed. The 35-year-old officer, in possession of a state-owned gun and ammunition, was arrested... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Strand Cops Arrested for CorruptionTwo policemen accused of corruption were arrested in Strand, Western Cape polic
Two Strand Cops Arrested for Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Two policemen accused of corruption were arrested in Strand, Western Cape police said on Thursday. A sergeant, 37, was arrested at his home on two charges of corruption on Wednesday afternoon, said Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut. He will also face... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Two Strand cops arrested for corruptionNews24 SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Two policemen accused
Two Strand cops arrested for corruption
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
News24 SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - Two policemen accused of corruption were arrested in Strand, Western Cape police said on Thursday. A sergeant, 37, was arrested at his home on two charges of corruption on Wednesday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Petrol Bomb Suspect, 37 Langa Protesters Appear in CourtEric Ntabazalila. He said the 37 were granted bail of R300 each. They would ap
Petrol Bomb Suspect, 37 Langa Protesters Appear in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Eric Ntabazalila. He said the 37 were granted bail of R300 each. They would appear in court again on October 11. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut confirmed the petrol bomb suspect was also granted R300... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Armed gang linked to murder after attempted robbery at Cavendisharmed robbery at Cavendish Square on Wednesday morning, have been linked to the
Armed gang linked to murder after attempted robbery at Cavendish
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
armed robbery at Cavendish Square on Wednesday morning, have been linked to the murder of a man killed during a hijacking, Western Cape police said. Five men hit Trigg Jewellers at 10:30, holding staff at gunpoint and smashing display cabinets,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town's central rail lines still closedto the police station to demand the release of those arrested earlier. They wou
Cape Town's central rail lines still closed
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
to the police station to demand the release of those arrested earlier. They would appear in court on a different date. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut confirmed that the petrol bomb suspect was also granted R300... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Petrol bomb suspect, 37 Langa protesters appear in courta separate court case. He said the 37 were granted bail of R300 each. They wou
Petrol bomb suspect, 37 Langa protesters appear in court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
a separate court case. He said the 37 were granted bail of R300 each. They would appear in court again on October 11. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut confirmed the petrol bomb suspect was also granted R300... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Confusion over ‘who has the mandate for safety and security’ in Western Cape schoolsWestern Cape police revealed they are investigating these sinister recruitment
Confusion over ‘who has the mandate for safety and security’ in Western Cape schools
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Western Cape police revealed they are investigating these sinister recruitment drives at schools. On Tuesday‚ deputy provincial commissioner General Thembisile Patekile addressed a joint education and community safety portfolio committee on learner... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Several SAPS Members Arrested On Charges of Corruption, Dealing in Drugs and Possession of DrugsWestern Cape: The Western Cape Police conducted various crime intelligence driv
Several SAPS Members Arrested On Charges of Corruption, Dealing in Drugs and Possession of Drugs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Western Cape: The Western Cape Police conducted various crime intelligence driven operations focussing on members of the South African Police Service who were allegedly involved in criminal activities within the Province. These operations focused on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Search continues after man falls overboard near Saldanhajacket, but not a life jacket. The police's sea border unit on Friday afternoo
Search continues after man falls overboard near Saldanha
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
jacket, but not a life jacket. The police's sea border unit on Friday afternoon said the man's body had not yet been found and the search continues. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed an inquest docket has been... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC police destroy 10,000 litres of alcoholof gin. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Alcohol,WC police commissioner Khombinkosi
WC police destroy 10,000 litres of alcohol
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
of gin. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN Alcohol,WC police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula,alcoholism and crime CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says there’s a link between contact crimes and alcohol abuse. The alcohol... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man nabbed with abalone worth R300k following police chasechase will appear in the Strand Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of ille
Man nabbed with abalone worth R300k following police chase
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
chase will appear in the Strand Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of illegal possession and transporting of abalone, Western Cape police confirmed. The 27-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night by the members of SAPS K9 unit after they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape minibus taxi guard stabbed to deathrank. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24) Cape Town – A minibus taxi guard died after bein
Cape minibus taxi guard stabbed to death
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
rank. (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24) Cape Town – A minibus taxi guard died after being stabbed in the vehicle in Bellville, Western Cape police said on Thursday. Two men approached the guard while he was standing on Thursday afternoon on the corner... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC police cite spike in illegal liquor outletsconfiscated from illegal outlets. Picture: Rafiq Wagiet/EWN shebeens,Western C
WC police cite spike in illegal liquor outlets
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
confiscated from illegal outlets. Picture: Rafiq Wagiet/EWN shebeens,Western Cape Shebeen Owners Association CAPE TOWN – Western Cape police say illegal liquor outlets are mushrooming at a rapid pace across the province. At least 10,000 litres... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town man robbed at gunpoint after responding to Facebook car sale postone was held up at gunpoint last week. The man, 23, saw a Facebook post advert
Cape Town man robbed at gunpoint after responding to Facebook car sale post
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
one was held up at gunpoint last week. The man, 23, saw a Facebook post advertising a VW Golf for R25 000 on Friday, said Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk. The advert had a description of the car, and pictures. The student made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Faces Charges of Mutilating, Murdering 18 Year OldValhalla Park. She was found naked with knife wounds to her upper body. One of
Man Faces Charges of Mutilating, Murdering 18 Year Old
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Valhalla Park. She was found naked with knife wounds to her upper body. One of her nipples and her vagina had been mutilated. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said investigations led to the man's arrest on T... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘First they killed my husband, now my son’accused of raping someone in the area. Some of the appliances like TVs, kettles
‘First they killed my husband, now my son’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
accused of raping someone in the area. Some of the appliances like TVs, kettles and other things in his home were stolen.” Western Cape police spokeswoman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the police were asking the community to step forward and help... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man faces charges of mutilating, murdering 18 year oldPark. She was found naked with knife wounds to her upper body. One of her nipp
Man faces charges of mutilating, murdering 18 year old
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
Park. She was found naked with knife wounds to her upper body. One of her nipples and her vagina had been mutilated. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said investigations led to the man's arrest on Tuesday night. The matter... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gugs double murder leaves locals in fearkilled like animals here. “We would like the police to patrol every day becaus
Gugs double murder leaves locals in fear
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
killed like animals here. “We would like the police to patrol every day because they usually patrol after the incidents.” Western Cape police spokeswoman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the circumstances of the murders were under investigation: “A... Read more
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iol.co.za
Former Proteas player to appear for allegedly assaulting teenincident, which led to the police investigation, allegedly happened on Wednesda
Former Proteas player to appear for allegedly assaulting teen
iol.co.za / Posted 15 days ago
incident, which led to the police investigation, allegedly happened on Wednesday outside the Pinelands High School. Western Cape police confirmed that a 14-year-old boy had opened an assault case. Earlier on Friday the cricketer told... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Concern as another ambulance is attacked in Cape Townfor their safety. The ambulance had picked up a patient and was driving in Asa
Concern as another ambulance is attacked in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
for their safety. The ambulance had picked up a patient and was driving in Asanda Village, Strand, around 02:00 on Sunday, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. According to the driver a group of people were standing in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman, 19, found dead, mutilated in Cape Flats fieldFacebook) Cape Town - The mutilated body of 19-year-old Lekita Moore has been
Woman, 19, found dead, mutilated in Cape Flats field
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Facebook) Cape Town - The mutilated body of 19-year-old Lekita Moore has been found in a field in Valhalla Park, Western Cape police said on Monday. She was found with multiple stab wounds in a field along Tuna Road on Sunday, Western... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town court jails 2 Chinese abalone smugglerswere given jail sentences in the Khayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday fo
Cape Town court jails 2 Chinese abalone smugglers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
were given jail sentences in the Khayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday for smuggling abalone and growing dagga, Western Cape police said. Han Ran, 31, and Zhao Huirm, 35, were each sentenced to 18 months imprisonment and fined R500 000,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda docket stolen from lawyer's carbeen charged with the murder of his parents and brother at the exclusive De Zal
Van Breda docket stolen from lawyer's car
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
been charged with the murder of his parents and brother at the exclusive De Zalze golf estate in Stellenbosch last year. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said a case of theft from a motor vehicle was being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shock As Ceres Baby Dies After Being Thrown On the Groundfuneral. "Social services is evaluating the family," he told News24. "Appropri
Shock As Ceres Baby Dies After Being Thrown On the Ground
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
funeral. "Social services is evaluating the family," he told News24. "Appropriate action will be taken for the children." Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed that a 6-month-old baby had been thrown on the ground... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Shock as Ceres baby dies after being thrown on the groundfuneral. "Social services is evaluating the family," he told News24. "Appropri
Shock as Ceres baby dies after being thrown on the ground
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
funeral. "Social services is evaluating the family," he told News24. "Appropriate action will be taken for the children." Western Cape police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed that a 6-month-old baby had been thrown on the ground... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
8 Cape Town pupils arrested after riot over R5 fines for being latearrested following the torching of a classroom and the damaging of a school bui
8 Cape Town pupils arrested after riot over R5 fines for being late
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
arrested following the torching of a classroom and the damaging of a school building at Joe Slovo Secondary in Khayelitsha, Western Cape police have confirmed. A riot broke out at the high school on Tuesday as children protested against a R5... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Three men in court for robbing UCT students on outreach work in KhayelitshaWestern Cape police said that detectives attached to Khayelitsha SAPS “followed
Three men in court for robbing UCT students on outreach work in Khayelitsha
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
Western Cape police said that detectives attached to Khayelitsha SAPS “followed up on information received from the community and it led to the arrests of the three men”. “The suspects were charged (with) the robbery of UCT students which occurred... Read more
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iol.co.za
Crime rate blamed on lack of basic servicespolice would work with the Department of Community Safety and the provincial go
Crime rate blamed on lack of basic services
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
police would work with the Department of Community Safety and the provincial government to ensure a reduction in crime. Western Cape police commissioner Thembinkosi Jula said yesterday he was hopeful steps taken this year would bear fruit and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Most of Top 10 murder areas in Western Cape - NhlekoCape Town – Seven of the 10 police stations with the highest reported murders w
Most of Top 10 murder areas in Western Cape - Nhleko
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
Cape Town – Seven of the 10 police stations with the highest reported murders were in the Western Cape, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said on Friday. These were in Nyanga, Gugulethu, Harare, Khayelitsha, Delft, Kraaifontein and Mfuleni. Two... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teen tells cops he found loaded gun on train lineto a Sir Lowry's Pass Village resident and had not been reported stolen. In a
Cape Town teen tells cops he found loaded gun on train line
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
to a Sir Lowry's Pass Village resident and had not been reported stolen. In a separate incident on Thursday morning, Western Cape police arrested two men in Mbekweni for illegal possession of an AK-47 assault rifle and ammunition. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gang Arrested Hours After Robbery At Cape Winelands FarmhouseA group who allegedly robbed a Wellington farmhouse was arrested just hours aft
Gang Arrested Hours After Robbery At Cape Winelands Farmhouse
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
A group who allegedly robbed a Wellington farmhouse was arrested just hours after the crime, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The six allegedly entered the home at around 22:30 on Tuesday and threatened the owners with a knife and other sharp... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gang arrested hours after robbery at Cape Winelands farmhouseAlfreds, News24) Cape Town - A group who allegedly robbed a Wellington farmhou
Gang arrested hours after robbery at Cape Winelands farmhouse
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Alfreds, News24) Cape Town - A group who allegedly robbed a Wellington farmhouse was arrested just hours after the crime, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The six allegedly entered the home at around 22:30 on Tuesday and threatened the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Suspects Arrested for House Robbery At Wolseley FarmWestern Cape: Police members from Breede K9 Unit and Wolseley SAPS are commende
Three Suspects Arrested for House Robbery At Wolseley Farm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Western Cape: Police members from Breede K9 Unit and Wolseley SAPS are commended for putting dangerous criminals behind bars and acting against the proliferation of illegal firearms and ammunition. They arrested three suspects aged 25, 32 and 30... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hell or High Water As Police End Up in Floating Cop Carplummeted down an embankment in Strand and ended up submerged in deep water. T
Hell or High Water As Police End Up in Floating Cop Car
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
plummeted down an embankment in Strand and ended up submerged in deep water. The incident happened in Strand on Saturday, Western Cape police confirmed. "Strand SAPS members drove the police vehicle into a ditch while chasing a suspect and lost... Read more
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Daily Star
Yorkshire Ripper 'scared of being murdered' as lags gun for sicko on return to prisoncrime scene pictures Related videos Suspected serial killer arrested in Wester
Yorkshire Ripper 'scared of being murdered' as lags gun for sicko on return to prison
Daily Star / Posted a month ago
crime scene pictures Related videos Suspected serial killer arrested in Western Cape 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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AllAfrica.com
Woman Caught With R5.4m Drugs at AirportKhayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday after she was caught with tik worth
Woman Caught With R5.4m Drugs at Airport
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Khayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday after she was caught with tik worth R5.4m at Cape Town International Airport. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said the 26-year-old from Wanderers was nabbed with the foil-wrapped... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman caught with R5.4m tik in luggage at Cape Town airportKhayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday after she was caught with tik worth
Woman caught with R5.4m tik in luggage at Cape Town airport
News 24 South Africa / Posted 1 months ago
Khayelitsha Priority Crimes Court on Friday after she was caught with tik worth R5.4m at Cape Town International Airport. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said the 26-year-old from Wanderers was nabbed with the foil-wrapped... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Alleged corrupt constable arrested in Milnerton Western Cape police have arrested a Milnerton-based detective on charges of c
Alleged corrupt constable arrested in Milnerton
Eye Witness News / Posted 1 months ago
Western Cape police have arrested a Milnerton-based detective on charges of corruption. File picture: Saps. police corruption,Milnerton police CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police have arrested a... Read more

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