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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 6 hours 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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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The Times & The Sunday Times
Tik worth R5.4 million seized at Cape Town airport“The 26-year-old woman from Wanderers… landed in Cape Town at 9.40 on a flight
Tik worth R5.4 million seized at Cape Town airport
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
“The 26-year-old woman from Wanderers… landed in Cape Town at 9.40 on a flight from East London‚” Western Cape police said in a statement. “After the passengers had collected their luggage from the carousel‚ the Border Police members conducted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Robber Shot in Leg After Gang Opens Fire On Policerobber was shot in the leg while his accomplices escaped after a shootout durin
Robber Shot in Leg After Gang Opens Fire On Police
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
robber was shot in the leg while his accomplices escaped after a shootout during a heist at an Mfuleni shop on Tuesday, Western Cape police said. A taxi driver told a police patrol about a robbery happening nearby at 11:30, Captain FC Van Wyk... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R2 Million Abalone Bust in Cape TownA tip-off led police to an abalone haul worth R2m in Mitchell's Plain, Western
R2 Million Abalone Bust in Cape Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A tip-off led police to an abalone haul worth R2m in Mitchell's Plain, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. The bust was made on Monday night, after the local crime prevention unit got information about illicit activities at a house in Chelsea... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
R2m abalone bust in Cape TownTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A tip-off led police to an abalone haul wor
R2m abalone bust in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A tip-off led police to an abalone haul worth R2m in Mitchell's Plain, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. The bust was made on Monday night, after the local crime prevention unit got information about illicit... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Perly poachers abandon their catch at Hout Bay harbourjumped off their vessel at Hout Bay harbour to evade police, but left a large a
Perly poachers abandon their catch at Hout Bay harbour
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
jumped off their vessel at Hout Bay harbour to evade police, but left a large amount of abalone (perlemoen) behind, Western Cape police said on Friday. Police received a tip-off about possible poaching at Robben Island on Thursday and set... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Robber shot in leg after gang opens fire on policerobber was shot in the leg while his accomplices escaped after a shootout durin
Robber shot in leg after gang opens fire on police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
robber was shot in the leg while his accomplices escaped after a shootout during a heist at an Mfuleni shop on Tuesday, Western Cape police said. A taxi driver told a police patrol about a robbery happening nearby at 11:30, Captain FC Van Wyk... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Senior managers 'running the ship' in wake of CEO's arrest for murderof Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on July 24. Sotheby’s had hosted its annua
Senior managers 'running the ship' in wake of CEO's arrest for murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
of Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on July 24. Sotheby’s had hosted its annual conference at the venue for the weekend. Western Cape police confirmed to News24 that a 47-year-old man had been arrested in Johannesburg around 06:50 on Tuesday, and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Daughters 'traumatised' after CEO arrested at homewife, Susan, 47, whose body was found in a bathroom at the upmarket hotel at Sp
Daughters 'traumatised' after CEO arrested at home
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
wife, Susan, 47, whose body was found in a bathroom at the upmarket hotel at Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch on July 24. Western Cape police would only confirm to News24 that a 47-year-old man had been arrested in Johannesburg. Rohde's lawyer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four 'Cops' Hijack Uber Vehicle in Cape TownFour men hijacked an Uber vehicle that was transporting a passenger to a Cape T
Four 'Cops' Hijack Uber Vehicle in Cape Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Four men hijacked an Uber vehicle that was transporting a passenger to a Cape Town bank to deposit cash at the weekend, Western Cape police said on Monday. The incident took place in Table View shortly before noon on Saturday. Some Facebook users... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Jason Rohde arrested for wife's murderwas found in a bathroom of an upmarket Stellenbosch hotel, has reportedly been
Jason Rohde arrested for wife's murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
was found in a bathroom of an upmarket Stellenbosch hotel, has reportedly been arrested in connection with her murder. Western Cape police would only confirm to News24 that a 47-year-old man had been arrested in Johannesburg around 06:50 on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Four 'cops' hijack Uber vehicle in Cape Town– Four men hijacked an Uber vehicle that was transporting a passenger to a Cape
Four 'cops' hijack Uber vehicle in Cape Town
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
– Four men hijacked an Uber vehicle that was transporting a passenger to a Cape Town bank to deposit cash at the weekend, Western Cape police said on Monday. The incident took place in Table View shortly before noon on Saturday. Some Facebook... Read more
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iol.co.za
DA mayor finds dead animals on his stoepcase of intimidation was registered and is currently under investigation by the
DA mayor finds dead animals on his stoep
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
case of intimidation was registered and is currently under investigation by the Langebaan police detective services," Western Cape police spokesman Captain FC van Wyk said. Van Wyk urged anyone with information regarding the case to contact... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Worcester Man Bust With Drugs At HomeA 55-year-old man was arrested for drug possession in Worcester, Western Cape p
Worcester Man Bust With Drugs At Home
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A 55-year-old man was arrested for drug possession in Worcester, Western Cape police said on Sunday. Officers followed up information from residents and searched a house in Zwelethemba on Saturday morning, according to the police's Facebook... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Worcester man bust with drugs at homeJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – A 55-year-old man was arrested for drug po
Worcester man bust with drugs at home
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – A 55-year-old man was arrested for drug possession in Worcester, Western Cape police said on Sunday. Officers followed up information from residents and searched a house in Zwelethemba on Saturday morning,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Tip-off leads cops to R17 000 drug bustCape Town – A 55-year-old man has been arrested in Worcester for possession of
Tip-off leads cops to R17 000 drug bust
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town – A 55-year-old man has been arrested in Worcester for possession of a large quantity of drugs, Western Cape police said on Saturday. “Once again co-operation between the SA Police Service and the community resulted in preventing drugs,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burglars Target Animal Welfare Grouprecouping our vet loss. And you can't kill the animal." Evans said they were w
Burglars Target Animal Welfare Group
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
recouping our vet loss. And you can't kill the animal." Evans said they were waiting for officers to take fingerprints. Western Cape police confirmed they were investigating the burglary. Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said no arrests had yet been... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bad neighbours: Insults and stun grenades flyhe and his "cop friend" were behind the explosions at about 9.15pm on Tuesday.
Bad neighbours: Insults and stun grenades fly
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
he and his "cop friend" were behind the explosions at about 9.15pm on Tuesday. But Ntlebi has denied responsibility. Western Cape police spokesman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said a criminal investigation had begun under the Explosives Act,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Bric-a-brac burglars target Cape Town animal welfare grouprecouping our vet loss. And you can’t kill the animal.” Evans said they were w
Bric-a-brac burglars target Cape Town animal welfare group
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
recouping our vet loss. And you can’t kill the animal.” Evans said they were waiting for officers to take fingerprints. Western Cape police confirmed they were investigating the burglary. Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said no arrests had yet been... Read more
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iol.co.za
Somali shops vandalised after fatal shootingowner Ebrahim Muhamad said residents took his stock and burnt down his store. N
Somali shops vandalised after fatal shooting
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
owner Ebrahim Muhamad said residents took his stock and burnt down his store. Now he had to start from scratch. Western Cape police spokeswoman Constable Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed a case of murder was under investigation and that no one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Money Delays Cape Top Cops' Corruption TrialThe pre-trial hearing of three of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno
Money Delays Cape Top Cops' Corruption Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The pre-trial hearing of three of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer's co-accused was postponed in the Cape Town High Court on Friday. They still needed to make arrangements to pay their lawyer. Lamoer and three brigadiers - Darius... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Arno Lamoer, co-accused could go on trial next yearMagistrates Court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Corruption,Arno Lamoer,Arno Lam
Arno Lamoer, co-accused could go on trial next year
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
Magistrates Court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Corruption,Arno Lamoer,Arno Lamoer corruption probe CAPE TOWN – Former Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer and his co-accused could go to trial next year but the state and defence have to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Money delays Cape top cops' corruption trialLamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town
Money delays Cape top cops' corruption trial
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Lamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town - The pre-trial hearing of three of former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer’s co-accused was postponed in the Cape Town High Court on Friday. They still... Read more
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iafrica.com
Corruption case made against LamoerFormer Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer. Credit: Thomas Holder/EWN
Corruption case made against Lamoer
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer. Credit: Thomas Holder/EWN The corruption case against former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and his co-accused has again been postponed. Lamoer together with three other senior... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Corruption case against Lamoer, co-accused postponed againhis phone outside the Western Cape High Court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. CAP
Corruption case against Lamoer, co-accused postponed again
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 days ago
his phone outside the Western Cape High Court. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. CAPE TOWN - The corruption case against former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and his co-accused has again been postponed. Lamoer together with three other... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Culpable homicide probe after truck ploughs into leaner driver, examiner10:29 Paramedics attend to the scene of a crash in Atlantis, Western Cape. (Su
Culpable homicide probe after truck ploughs into leaner driver, examiner
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
10:29 Paramedics attend to the scene of a crash in Atlantis, Western Cape. (Supplied, ER24) Cape Town - Western Cape police say a case of culpable homicide is being investigated after a truck ploughed into a learner driver in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arms Cache Buried in Cape Town CemeteryA bag containing various arms and explosives was uncovered in a cemetery in Kle
Arms Cache Buried in Cape Town Cemetery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
A bag containing various arms and explosives was uncovered in a cemetery in Kleinvlei, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The bag was found buried in Welmoed cemetery on Tuesday night, Lieutenant-Colonel Andre Traut said. It... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Arms cache buried in Cape Town cemeteryNews24 Cape Town - A bag containing various arms and explosives was uncovered
Arms cache buried in Cape Town cemetery
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
News24 Cape Town - A bag containing various arms and explosives was uncovered in a cemetery in Kleinvlei, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The bag was found buried in Welmoed cemetery on Tuesday night, Lieutenant-Colonel... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Manenberg woman wounded after gang shooting near voting stationsCape Town - Western Cape police have confirmed that voting in Manenberg was con
Manenberg woman wounded after gang shooting near voting stations
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
Cape Town - Western Cape police have confirmed that voting in Manenberg was continuing as normal after a woman was wounded in suspected gang-related crossfire in close proximity to three polling stations in the area. Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Armed robber arrested after robbing cops of firearmsWestern Cape police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said the four susp
Armed robber arrested after robbing cops of firearms
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
Western Cape police spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said the four suspects fled the scene in a VW Polo which was hijacked last month in Kleinvlei after a robbery but were spotted by alert members attached to Lingelethu West police station... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sotheby CEO Wants Own Forensic Reports Into Wife's Murderof cells and tissues - and more thorough examination of the X-rays, Rohde's law
Sotheby CEO Wants Own Forensic Reports Into Wife's Murder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
of cells and tissues - and more thorough examination of the X-rays, Rohde's lawyer Daniel Witz told News24 on Monday. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said following the initial registration of an inquest docket, the results... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sotheby CEO wants own forensic reports into wife's murderof cells and tissues - and more thorough examination of the X-rays, Rohde’s law
Sotheby CEO wants own forensic reports into wife's murder
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
of cells and tissues - and more thorough examination of the X-rays, Rohde’s lawyer Daniel Witz told News24 on Monday. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said following the initial registration of an inquest docket, the results... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Murder docket opened after woman’s body found at SpierTown – Officers have changed inquest to a murder investigation after a woman’s
Murder docket opened after woman’s body found at Spier
News 24 South Africa / Posted 23 days ago
Town – Officers have changed inquest to a murder investigation after a woman’s body was found at a Stellenbosch hotel, Western Cape police said on Friday. The 47-year-old’s body was found on July 24, said spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Officer Shot Outside Cape Town Voting Stationpolice officer on duty at a voting station in Athlone was shot and robbed of hi
Police Officer Shot Outside Cape Town Voting Station
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
police officer on duty at a voting station in Athlone was shot and robbed of his service pistol early on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. Four armed suspects attacked the sergeant at the voting station around 02:00, on the corner of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police officer shot outside Cape Town voting stationpolice officer on duty at a voting station in Athlone was shot and robbed of hi
Police officer shot outside Cape Town voting station
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
police officer on duty at a voting station in Athlone was shot and robbed of his service pistol early on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. Four armed suspects attacked the sergeant at the voting station around 02:00, on the corner of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Manenberg Woman Wounded After Gang Shooting Near Voting StationsWestern Cape police have confirmed that voting in Manenberg was continuing as n
Manenberg Woman Wounded After Gang Shooting Near Voting Stations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Western Cape police have confirmed that voting in Manenberg was continuing as normal after a woman was wounded in suspected gang-related crossfire in close proximity to three polling stations in the area. Spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mom Allegedly Stabs Newborn Son in NeckA newborn baby boy has survived after his mother allegedly stabbed him in the n
Mom Allegedly Stabs Newborn Son in Neck
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
A newborn baby boy has survived after his mother allegedly stabbed him in the neck in Cape Town at the weekend, Western Cape police said on Monday. The boy was a few hours old at the time, Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said. On Sunday, officers... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town mom allegedly stabs newborn son in neckTown - A newborn baby boy has survived after his mother allegedly stabbed him i
Cape Town mom allegedly stabs newborn son in neck
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
Town - A newborn baby boy has survived after his mother allegedly stabbed him in the neck in Cape Town at the weekend, Western Cape police said on Monday. The boy was a few hours old at the time, Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said. On Sunday,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Speedy cops nab Nyanga hijackersofficers in Nyanga, Cape Town, arrested two men and recovered a stolen vehicle
Speedy cops nab Nyanga hijackers
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
officers in Nyanga, Cape Town, arrested two men and recovered a stolen vehicle minutes after it had been hijacked nearby, Western Cape police said on Sunday. Officers were on patrol in Fifth Avenue, Nyanga, when they noticed a vehicle with two... Read more

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