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News 24 South Africa
One dead, buildings torched in night of Hout Bay protestsANC branch executive member's home, as well as a community hall had also been t
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 hours ago
ANC branch executive member's home, as well as a community hall had also been torched, she said. Makeleni called on Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula to "deal with the criminals" behind the violence. Van Wyk confirmed that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man killed, 3 injured in shooting at Cape Town shopping centreCape Town – A man was killed and three were seriously injured in a shooting at
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
Cape Town – A man was killed and three were seriously injured in a shooting at a Bishop Lavis shopping centre on Friday, Western Cape police said. The victim, a 39-year-old man, was shot dead in a white Ford Figo, Captain FC van Wyk told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Fails to Take Magistrate for a RideCape magistrate asked a female suspect to take him for a drive to test her clai
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cape magistrate asked a female suspect to take him for a drive to test her claim that she hijacked a car, according to Western Cape Police. She claimed she was responsible for kidnapping a man and hijacking his car in Mfuleni on August 8,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ANC Councillor's House Set Alight in Hout Bay ProtestYethu, Hout Bay, burnt down an ANC councillor's house on Thursday afternoon dur
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Yethu, Hout Bay, burnt down an ANC councillor's house on Thursday afternoon during ongoing protest action in the area. Western Cape police said protesters also threw petrol bombs and stones at officers on Thursday morning when authorities tried... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Drug mule caught with Khat at Cape Town airportGALLO IMAGES The plant based stimulant is commonly associated with Somalia but
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
GALLO IMAGES The plant based stimulant is commonly associated with Somalia but it is also grown in Ethiopia and Kenya. Western Cape police announced the bust‚ saying the seizure was made during one of the frequently conducted stop-and-search... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman fails to take magistrate for a rideCape magistrate asked a female suspect to take him for a drive to test her clai
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Cape magistrate asked a female suspect to take him for a drive to test her claim that she hijacked a car, according to Western Cape Police. She claimed she was responsible for kidnapping a man and hijacking his car in Mfuleni on August 8,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Flats Protests Keep Police Busyroads in two separate incidents in Langa and Ravensmead, Cape Town, kept police
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
roads in two separate incidents in Langa and Ravensmead, Cape Town, kept police officials busy on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. Spokesperson FC van Wyk said two cases of public violence has been opened, but did not confirm if... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Emergency Line Agents Down Phonesvowed to bring the call centre to a standstill if they were not listened to. Th
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
vowed to bring the call centre to a standstill if they were not listened to. They demonstrated outside the offices of the Western Cape Police and handed over a memorandum of demands and grievances to Deputy Commissioner Major General Mzwandile... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Flats protests keep police busyroads in two separate incidents in Langa and Ravensmead, Cape Town, kept police
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
roads in two separate incidents in Langa and Ravensmead, Cape Town, kept police officials busy on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. Spokesperson FC van Wyk said two cases of public violence has been opened, but did not confirm if... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
ANC councillor's house set alight in Hout Bay protestYethu, Hout Bay, burnt down an ANC councillor's house on Thursday afternoon dur
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Yethu, Hout Bay, burnt down an ANC councillor's house on Thursday afternoon during ongoing protest action in the area. Western Cape police said protesters also threw petrol bombs and stones at officers on Thursday morning when authorities tried... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Body of Boy, 12, Found in Burnt-Out ShackThe body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a shack that caught fire in Delft on
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a shack that caught fire in Delft on Wednesday morning, Western Cape police said. An inquest docket had been opened, spokesperson Sinathi Joni told News24. City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Body of boy, 12, found in burnt-out shackNews24 Cape Town - The body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a shack that cau
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
News24 Cape Town - The body of a 12-year-old boy was found in a shack that caught fire in Delft on Wednesday morning, Western Cape police said. An inquest docket had been opened, spokesperson Sinathi Joni told News24. City of Cape Town Fire... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teen arrested for 'bogus' park attack storyteenager has been arrested for allegedly falsely claiming that two men attacked
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
teenager has been arrested for allegedly falsely claiming that two men attacked and stabbed her in a Cape Town park, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. She would face charges of defeating the ends of justice, Captain FC van Wyk said. In... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cold Justice As Detectives Find Robbery Suspect Hiding in Fridgewarrant of arrest. They were searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
warrant of arrest. They were searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery incident which took place in February 2016. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said officers visited the house and were told by the occupant that the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cold justice as detectives find robbery suspect hiding in fridgewarrant of arrest. They were searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery i
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
warrant of arrest. They were searching for a man wanted for an armed robbery incident which took place in February 2016. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said officers visited the house and were told by the occupant that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six-Old Drowns After Trying to Recover Toydrowned in Macassar, Cape Town, after he allegedly tried to recover a toy which
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
drowned in Macassar, Cape Town, after he allegedly tried to recover a toy which fell into a deep hole filled with water, Western Cape Police said on Monday. The boy and a friend were playing at a construction site near the hole when he fell into... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Detective Head Under Investigation in Sexting Scandalreferred News24 to communications officers for official comment. Police spokes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
referred News24 to communications officers for official comment. Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said: "Western Cape police management is aware of the allegations, which are currently under investigation." African National... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Western Cape detective head under investigation in sexting scandalreferred News24 to communications officers for official comment. Police spokes
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
referred News24 to communications officers for official comment. Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said: "Western Cape police management is aware of the allegations, which are currently under investigation." READ: NC top cop met... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man in Dock for Murder of Khayelitsha Girl, 4Iyapha Yamile and stuffing her little body in a plastic bag appeared in the Kha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Iyapha Yamile and stuffing her little body in a plastic bag appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court on Friday. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said detectives followed every lead, culminating in the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Suspects to appear in court after police confiscate abalone in WCboxes containing dried perlemoen. Abalone confiscated during a police raid. Pi
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
boxes containing dried perlemoen. Abalone confiscated during a police raid. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter CAPE TOWN – Western Cape police have confiscated abalone worth several millions in busts this week. In the latest incident, they... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man in dock for murder of Khayelitsha girl, 4Iyapha Yamile and stuffing her little body in a plastic bag appeared in the Kha
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Iyapha Yamile and stuffing her little body in a plastic bag appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court on Friday. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said detectives followed every lead, culminating in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Probe Baby's 'Sudden Death' At Cape Town Crècheparents were greeted with the devastating news when they arrived at the creche,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
parents were greeted with the devastating news when they arrived at the creche, in the seaside neighbourhood, on Monday. Western Cape police confirmed an inquest into the "sudden death" was opened the same day. Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut did... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Man in court for the murder of 4-year-oldWest on May 1. But charges were dropped against two suspects because of a lack
Daily Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
West on May 1. But charges were dropped against two suspects because of a lack of circumstantial evidence‚ according to Western Cape police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut. On Wednesday officers nabbed a 29-year-old man in Khayelitsha... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police probe baby's 'sudden death' at Cape Town crècheparents were greeted with the devastating news when they arrived at the creche,
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
parents were greeted with the devastating news when they arrived at the creche, in the seaside neighbourhood, on Monday. Western Cape police confirmed an inquest into the "sudden death" was opened the same day. Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut did... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Armed robbers kill Western Cape businessmanTown – A business owner was killed on Thursday morning after he was accosted by
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Town – A business owner was killed on Thursday morning after he was accosted by armed robbers while walking in Wellington, Western Cape police said. The man was making his way along Jan Van Riebeeck Street at about 08:45 when five armed men... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Boy‚ 12‚ stabbed in Goodwoodin a park yesterday. He survived the attack and is in hospital. A man was arre
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
in a park yesterday. He survived the attack and is in hospital. A man was arrested and will appear in court on Thursday. Western Cape Police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel André Traut said: “This office can confirm that a 31 year old suspect was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Crime intelligence helps cops fight abalone poachingarrested six people this week, allegedly in possession of abalone worth several
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
arrested six people this week, allegedly in possession of abalone worth several million rand in Cape Town. Western Cape police seized abalone valued at several million rand in two separate operations. Picture: @SAPoliceService CAPE... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Photos of Woman Leaving Baby At Safe Haven Sparks Debatestills of the woman were included in a poster by Pink Ladies, a non-governmenta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
stills of the woman were included in a poster by Pink Ladies, a non-governmental organisation for missing children. Western Cape police distributed the poster to media this week, along with a message that the Bellville Family Violence... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Photos of woman leaving baby at safe haven gate sparks fiery debatestills of the woman were included in a poster by Pink Ladies, a non-governmenta
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
stills of the woman were included in a poster by Pink Ladies, a non-governmental organisation for missing children. Western Cape police distributed the poster to media this week, along with a message that the Bellville Family Violence... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Smoke alarms forced robbers to flee - Cash Crusadersthe cheers of the crowd, which added to the trauma experienced by our employees
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
the cheers of the crowd, which added to the trauma experienced by our employees." In a statement on Wednesday afternoon, Western Cape police said two suspects had entered the store and fled with one cellphone. Rossouw, however, said that three... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Hostage situation' locks down Cape Town CBD streetsCash Crusaders shop in central Cape Town was on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Cash Crusaders shop in central Cape Town was on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon in an apparent hostage situation. While Western Cape police had yet to provide details, it was understood that armed robbers had entered the store and not allowed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Operations to Get Imizamo Yethu Back On Its Feet Being Fast-Tracked'wound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
wound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by protesters or law enforcement officials. Western Cape police said four people were arrested for public violence. On Monday morning, community leader Nosicelo... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Operations to get Imizamo Yethu back on its feet being fast-tracked, De Lille following protestswound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by pr
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
wound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by protesters or law enforcement officials. Western Cape police said four people were arrested for public violence. On Monday morning, community leader Nosicelo... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
#HoutBayProtest: Several roads remain closedwound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by pr
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
wound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by protestors or law enforcement officials. Western Cape police arrested four protesters for public violence. Protestors believe the City of Cape Town failed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#HoubayProtest - Several Roads Remain Closedwound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by pr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
wound during the protest action. It is unclear whether the shot was fired by protestors or law enforcement officials. Western Cape police arrested four protesters for public violence. Protestors believe the City of Cape Town failed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Shot During Hout Bay Protestsand carrying corrugated iron into streets. Police used rubber bullets, tear ga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
and carrying corrugated iron into streets. Police used rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowds. Western Cape police said that four people had been arrested for public violence. Victoria Road and Main Road in Hout Bay... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man shot during Hout Bay protestsand carrying corrugated iron into streets. Police used rubber bullets, tear ga
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
and carrying corrugated iron into streets. Police used rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowds. Western Cape police said that four people had been arrested for public violence. Victoria Road and Main Road in Hout Bay... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Woman raped after hijacking in Elsies Rivermen attacked them in the early hours of Saturday morning. The suspects drove o
Eye Witness News / Posted 19 days ago
men attacked them in the early hours of Saturday morning. The suspects drove off with the woman still inside the vehicle. Western Cape police spokesperson Andre Traut explained what happened: “They drove off with his Chana light delivery vehicle... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Arrested for Murder and Rape of Girl, 14, in Ocean ViewA 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for the rape and murder of a 14-year-o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
A 19-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Ocean view, Western Cape Police said. This as a woman, 18, was shot and killed in Carnation Road, Ocean View, on Sunday morning. It is understood the bullet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vehicles Overturned, Windows Smashed in Hout Bay Proteston Monday morning and traffic from the Main Road was diverted into Disa River R
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
on Monday morning and traffic from the Main Road was diverted into Disa River Road and down Valley Road. In a statement, Western Cape Police said personnel from public order policing, the stabilisation unit and Visible Policing had been deployed... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Vehicles overturned, windows smashed in Hout Bay proteston Monday morning and traffic from the Main Road was diverted into Disa River R
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
on Monday morning and traffic from the Main Road was diverted into Disa River Road and down Valley Road. In a statement, Western Cape police said personnel from public order policing, the stabilisation unit and visible policing had been deployed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbalula Condemns Brazen Attack On Cape Town Police Stationretaliated and shot at him. The officer was wounded in the exchange of fire, bu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
retaliated and shot at him. The officer was wounded in the exchange of fire, but is in a stable condition in hospital. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said three people had entered the station just before 03:00,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Alleged Robbers Held After 'Wild Shootout' At Cape Town Mallto a panic alarm that was activated by a staff member and rapidly approached th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
to a panic alarm that was activated by a staff member and rapidly approached the scene off Main Road with caution, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut. Detectives were in hot pursuit of two suspects who managed... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Officer shot in Khayelitsha cop shop robbery in stable conditionrobbery of a police station. Armed with R5 rifles, the group apparently tried
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
robbery of a police station. Armed with R5 rifles, the group apparently tried to rob the officers of their firearms. Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says one of the men pretended to be lodging a complaint. "Our members came... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mbalula condemns brazen attack on Cape Town police stationretaliated and shot at him. The officer was wounded in the exchange of fire, bu
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
retaliated and shot at him. The officer was wounded in the exchange of fire, but is in a stable condition in hospital. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said three people had entered the station just before 03:00,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suspected crowbar gang nabbed after high-speed chasesuspected burglars were arrested following a high-speed car chase in Cape Town'
iol.co.za / Posted 23 days ago
suspected burglars were arrested following a high-speed car chase in Cape Town's southern suburbs on Wednesday afternoon, Western Cape police said. Police spokesperson Andre Traut said just after midday members of the Western Cape Flying Squad... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Four alleged robbers held after 'wild shootout' at Cape Town mallto a panic alarm that was activated by a staff member and rapidly approached th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
to a panic alarm that was activated by a staff member and rapidly approached the scene off Main Road with caution, said Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut. The group shot at police but were quickly... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC officers launch manhunt after suspects shoot sergeanthours of Wednesday morning. The officer is in a stable condition. The motive
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
hours of Wednesday morning. The officer is in a stable condition. The motive for the attack in unknown at this stage. Western Cape police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula has condemned the attack. “We are going to be working around the clock to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Farm owner tells foreign media massive drug bust not linked to his estateWestern Cape police have discovered cocaine worth R500m on a Villiersdorp farm.
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
Western Cape police have discovered cocaine worth R500m on a Villiersdorp farm. (SAPS) Cape Town - The mystery behind the origin of a massive drug stash found on a Villiersdorp wine farm, possibly the biggest heroin discovery in SA, has deepened... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Formal Homeowners Fight Informal Settlement Neighbours Over Electricityslapped, punched and hit me with a stone, so that I lost consciousness," he sai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
slapped, punched and hit me with a stone, so that I lost consciousness," he said. The wound on his head is still visible. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain F C van Wyk confirmed that Mtyi had opened a case against his... Read more
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