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News 24 South Africa
Firefighters lucky to escape uninjured after brick hurled through windscreenlife, property and the environment on a daily basis and have to contend with th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 42 minutes ago
life, property and the environment on a daily basis and have to contend with the normal dangers which are inherent to the job," Layne said. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed public violence cases are being investi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Woman Arrested After Newborn Boy Found Under Mattressafter allegedly killing a newborn boy. The baby was found under a mattress at
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
after allegedly killing a newborn boy. The baby was found under a mattress at a home in Jukskei Street, Beacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He said the baby was brought to a hospital for medical treatment... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town woman arrested after newborn boy found under mattressafter allegedly killing a newborn boy. The baby was found under a mattress at
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 hours ago
after allegedly killing a newborn boy. The baby was found under a mattress at a home in Jukskei Street, Beacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He said the baby was brought to a hospital for medical treatment... Read more
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Hundreds Protest Against Arrest of Murder Suspects in Philippi"to draw the attention of Minister [of Police] Fikile Mbalula to our plight". S
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
"to draw the attention of Minister [of Police] Fikile Mbalula to our plight". She said the station commander had agreed. Western Cape Police spokesperson F C Van Wyk said, "Major-General Dyantyi and Brigadier Ncata received a memorandum from a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SAHRC condemns shooting of Hangberg boy during protestsnot a threat to police. It welcomes a decision by Ipid to investigate the matt
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
not a threat to police. It welcomes a decision by Ipid to investigate the matter. The SAHRC adds it will meet with the Western Cape Police Commissioner to ensure the officers involved are disciplined, that the victim's medical expenses are... Read more
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Police Teams and Drone Keeping Close Eye On Kleinmond Following ProtestsWednesday, a group of residents attacked and robbed a Netwerk24 photographer wh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, a group of residents attacked and robbed a Netwerk24 photographer who was covering the protests. Earlier, Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk told News24 that four people had been arrested and would be charged with... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police teams and drone keeping close eye on Kleinmond following protestsWednesday, a group of residents attacked and robbed a Netwerk24 photographer wh
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Wednesday, a group of residents attacked and robbed a Netwerk24 photographer who was covering the protests. Earlier, Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk told News24 that four people had been arrested and would be charged with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Monitor Hout Bay After Protestsenforcement officers monitored Hout Bay on Wednesday after protests flared up o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
enforcement officers monitored Hout Bay on Wednesday after protests flared up over fishing rights and service delivery. Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said they remained in the area to defuse the situation. "The police presence... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police monitor Hout Bay after protestsWestern Cape police (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town – Police and law enforc
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Western Cape police (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town – Police and law enforcement officers monitored Hout Bay on Wednesday after protests flared up over fishing rights and service delivery. Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Charred Bodies of Three Men Found in Cape TownThe bodies of three men, believed to have been set alight, were discovered in P
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The bodies of three men, believed to have been set alight, were discovered in Philippi East, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. Captain FC van Wyk said it was not immediately clear what had led to the deaths of the men, aged between 20 and 30,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Charred bodies of three men found in Cape TownAlfreds, News24) Cape Town – The bodies of three men, believed to have been se
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Alfreds, News24) Cape Town – The bodies of three men, believed to have been set alight, were discovered in Philippi East, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. Captain FC van Wyk said it was not immediately clear what had led to the deaths of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Arrested for Public Violence After Shacks Demolished in Georgeand a man were arrested for public violence after illegal structures were demol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
and a man were arrested for public violence after illegal structures were demolished in Thembalethu, George, on Tuesday, Western Cape police said. "The crowd was unruly and our officers had to use stun grenades to disperse them," said Captain... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
EXCLUSIVE: 'Plan' implemented to crack down on cops smuggling guns to criminals1 200 of these guns are believed to still be in circulation on the streets. Pr
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
1 200 of these guns are believed to still be in circulation on the streets. Project Impi was launched in December 2013 by Western Cape police officers Major General Jeremy Vearey and Major General Peter Jacobs. But they have said it disintegrated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boy, 9, Gunned Down in Possible Ocean View Gang Shootingin his Ocean View home after allegedly being caught in the crossfire between ga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in his Ocean View home after allegedly being caught in the crossfire between gangsters shortly after midnight on Saturday. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the boy had been fatally wounded at around 00:50 on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Arrested in Court for Allegedly Killing Khayelitsha WomanA man has been arrested for allegedly killing tourism graduate Aviwe Jam Jam in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A man has been arrested for allegedly killing tourism graduate Aviwe Jam Jam in July, Western Cape police said on Sunday. The man, 26, had appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court on Friday for another case involving an attempted murder charge... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man arrested in court for allegedly killing Khayelitsha womanVilliers, News24, file) Cape Town - A man has been arrested for allegedly kill
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Villiers, News24, file) Cape Town - A man has been arrested for allegedly killing tourism graduate Aviwe Jam Jam in July, Western Cape police said on Sunday. The man, 26, had appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court on Friday for another... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nine-year-old boy shot dead‚ three others wounded in attackthe latest victim of ongoing violence in the seaside neighbourhood of Ocean Vie
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
the latest victim of ongoing violence in the seaside neighbourhood of Ocean View in Cape Town. According to a statement by Western Cape police the child was shot dead in the early hours of Saturday morning. In addition two men‚ aged 19 and 26‚ and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Armed robbery at Belville strip club– A popular Belville strip club was robbed by four armed men believed to be dre
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
– A popular Belville strip club was robbed by four armed men believed to be dressed as police officers on Friday evening. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed that a case of armed robbery had been opened in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Boy, 9, gunned down in possible Ocean View gang shootingin his Ocean View home after allegedly being caught in the crossfire between ga
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
in his Ocean View home after allegedly being caught in the crossfire between gangsters shortly after midnight on Saturday. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the boy had been fatally wounded at around 00:50 on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Firearm thefts from WC police stations inside jobs?are using a nice English word when saying the guns ‘disappeared’. They have not
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
are using a nice English word when saying the guns ‘disappeared’. They have not disappeared. They are being stolen.” Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says the matter is under investigation by the Hawks. “We want to deal with... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mkongi: Cops colluding with gangs facing tough actiona nice English word, we are saying these guns are disappearing but they are not
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
a nice English word, we are saying these guns are disappearing but they are not disappearing, they are being stolen.” Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says that the matter is under investigation by the Hawks. “We want to deal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fatal Vetkoek Vendors Receiving Death Threats, Langa Locals Sayone neighbour said. They haven't been selling since the deaths, another confir
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
one neighbour said. They haven't been selling since the deaths, another confirmed. 'Mixed other substances' in food Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said authorities were still awaiting the autopsy results to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Vetkoek vendors receiving death threats, Langa locals sayone neighbour said. They haven't been selling since the deaths, another confir
News 24 South Africa / Posted 12 days ago
one neighbour said. They haven't been selling since the deaths, another confirmed. 'Mixed other substances' in food Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said authorities were still awaiting the autopsy results to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Over 40 police firearms disappear from WC police stationsare in place to curb firearm theft from police stations. Picture: SAPS CAPE T
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
are in place to curb firearm theft from police stations. Picture: SAPS CAPE TOWN - More than 40 firearms disappeared from Western Cape police stations last month. Fifteen 9mm state firearms disappeared from the Mitchells Plain Police Station on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police 'Confused' Over National Gun Probe and Anti-Gang Lawbeing run by the Hawks. Ramatlakane persisted, asking why police in the Wester
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
being run by the Hawks. Ramatlakane persisted, asking why police in the Western Cape had worked against Project Impi. But Western Cape police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula denied that was the case. He said at no stage was Project Impi not... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Police 'confused' over national gun probe and anti-gang lawbeing run by the Hawks. Ramatlakane persisted, asking why police in the Wester
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
being run by the Hawks. Ramatlakane persisted, asking why police in the Western Cape had worked against Project Impi. But Western Cape police commissioner Khombinkosi Jula denied that was the case. He said at no stage was Project Impi not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Herschelle Gibbs to Make Representations to DPP in Drunk Driving Caseof driving under the influence of alcohol. In December 2014, it was reported t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of driving under the influence of alcohol. In December 2014, it was reported that he had been arrested in Cape Town. Western Cape police could not confirm his identity at the time, but said a 40-year-old man was arrested following a car... Read more
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Woman, 3 Men Arrested After 7-Old Cape Town Boy Is Shot Deadand three men have been arrested for murder after a 7-year-old boy from Grassy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
and three men have been arrested for murder after a 7-year-old boy from Grassy Park, Cape Town, was shot dead on Sunday, Western Cape police said. The child was killed at about 17:00 at Abdullah Moosa Walk, spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Herschelle Gibbs to make representations to DPP in drunk driving caseinfluence of alcohol. 'Always in good spirits' In December 2014, it was repor
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
influence of alcohol. 'Always in good spirits' In December 2014, it was reported that he had been arrested in Cape Town. Western Cape police could not confirm his identity at the time, but said a 40-year-old man was arrested following a car... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman, 3 men arrested after 7-old Cape Town boy shot deadand three men have been arrested for murder after a 7-year-old boy from Grassy
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 days ago
and three men have been arrested for murder after a 7-year-old boy from Grassy Park, Cape Town, was shot dead on Sunday, Western Cape police said. The child was killed at about 17:00 at Abdullah Moosa Walk, spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cricketer Herschelle Gibbs Due in Court for Drunken Drivingof alcohol in 2014. Gibbs, 43, was arrested in December 2014 after he collided
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of alcohol in 2014. Gibbs, 43, was arrested in December 2014 after he collided with a Toyota in Camps Bay. At the time, Western Cape police could not confirm his identity but said a 40-year-old man was arrested following a car accident on... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cricketer Herschelle Gibbs due in court for drunken drivingof alcohol in 2014. Gibbs, 43, was arrested in December 2014 after he collided
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
of alcohol in 2014. Gibbs, 43, was arrested in December 2014 after he collided with a Toyota in Camps Bay. At the time, Western Cape police could not confirm his identity but said a 40-year-old man was arrested following a car accident on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC police launch hunt for suspect in rape, attempted murder caseby a truck driver after she was lured to where she was raped repeatedly by a su
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
by a truck driver after she was lured to where she was raped repeatedly by a suspect who also tried to strangle her. Western Cape police have released identikit of wanted suspect sought in connection with rape, attempted murder & theft.... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Violent' video of pupils doesn't show everything, says principalone has been arrested since the Grade 9 girl's mother laid a charge of assault
News 24 South Africa / Posted 18 days ago
one has been arrested since the Grade 9 girl's mother laid a charge of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said police were still investigating the matter. Also read: School... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Police Officer Fatally Shoots Wife, DaughterA 48-year-old police officer fatally shot his wife, 46, and daughter, 20, in Ph
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
A 48-year-old police officer fatally shot his wife, 46, and daughter, 20, in Phoenix, Milnerton on Thursday morning, Western Cape police said. The officer, who is stationed at Milnerton police station, then turned the gun on himself, but he... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Municipality apologises for destroying occupied shackshave disputed this, accusing the municipality of demolishing homes with beds an
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
have disputed this, accusing the municipality of demolishing homes with beds and other household items in them. Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said that police used rubber bullets, stun grenades and teargas to disperse... Read more
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Municipality Apologises for Destroying Occupied Shackshave disputed this, accusing the municipality of demolishing homes with beds an
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
have disputed this, accusing the municipality of demolishing homes with beds and other household items in them. Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said that police used rubber bullets, stun grenades and teargas to disperse... Read more
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Missing Cape Town Toddler FoundThree-year-old Kraaifontein toddler Asaza Sauls has been found safe after being
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Three-year-old Kraaifontein toddler Asaza Sauls has been found safe after being missing since Sunday, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. "Kraaifontein missing child, Asaza Sauls [3] has been found safe and unharmed in Philippi East. She has been... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Missing Cape Town toddler foundNews24) Cape Town - Three-year-old Kraaifontein toddler Asaza Sauls has been f
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
News24) Cape Town - Three-year-old Kraaifontein toddler Asaza Sauls has been found safe after being missing since Sunday, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. "Kraaifontein missing child, Asaza Sauls [3] has been found safe and unharmed in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
CPUT closes Cape Town campus for one day after protestuniversity was trying to establish the reasons for the protest. The fire was s
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
university was trying to establish the reasons for the protest. The fire was started in a hall used for exams. Western Cape police confirmed they were investigating arson. 26% of students accommodated Last week, some students... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Police hunting for suspects after Telkom store robbery Western Cape police are hunting for at least five suspects following an armed
Eye Witness News / Posted 22 days ago
Western Cape police are hunting for at least five suspects following an armed robbery at the Kenilworth Shopping Centre. FILE: Picture: SAPS. CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police are hunting for at... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘CT communities safer with convicted killer Cameron Wilson behind bars’in country. Cameron Wilson in the Western Cape High Court on 24 August 2017. P
Eye Witness News / Posted 24 days ago
in country. Cameron Wilson in the Western Cape High Court on 24 August 2017. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN CAPE TOWN – Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula says Cape Town communities are safer with convicted serial killer Cameron... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'My babies, my babies' screamed terrified paramedic during attempted robberyto get into the ambulance. “The policeman I had spoken to was shot,” said Nand
News 24 South Africa / Posted 24 days ago
to get into the ambulance. “The policeman I had spoken to was shot,” said Nandipha, with tears falling down her cheeks. Western Cape police spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said the 34-year-old officer was recovering in hospital. One of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Serial Killer Cameron Wilson a Psychopath - Psychologistswas sentenced on Thursday to four life sentences and an additional 71 years. Th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
was sentenced on Thursday to four life sentences and an additional 71 years. The sentences will run concurrently. Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula praised the team - from police detectives to the State... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Serial killer Cameron Wilson a psychopath - psychologistswas sentenced on Thursday to four life sentences and an additional 71 years. Th
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
was sentenced on Thursday to four life sentences and an additional 71 years. The sentences will run concurrently. Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula praised the team - from police detectives to the State... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town ambulance ambush leaves 1 dead, 1 cop critically injuredalleged patient was never found. It was believed the call was part of a planned
News 24 South Africa / Posted 25 days ago
alleged patient was never found. It was believed the call was part of a planned ambush, Daniels told News24. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said a case of attempted murder and illegal possession of a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
20 prisoners stage brazen escape; 'Cannibal victim' had a bad feeling and Female condoms 'put women in charge'arrested after police officers discovered perlemoen in a house in Cape Town wit
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
arrested after police officers discovered perlemoen in a house in Cape Town with an estimated street value of R10m, say Western Cape police. Here are 18 of the prisoners involved in daring escape Police have released images of 18 of the 20... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shucks! Cops Sniff Out R10 Million Stash of Perlemoen in Cape Town Houseafter police officers discovered perlemoen (abalone) in a house in Cape Town wi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
after police officers discovered perlemoen (abalone) in a house in Cape Town with an estimated street value of R10m, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The officers received information from residents and went to investigate the house in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thieves Cause R100 000 Damage to Cape of Good Hope Spcathese criminals." They were in talks with their insurer to ensure the facility
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
these criminals." They were in talks with their insurer to ensure the facility could return to full capacity by Thursday. Western Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said a case of malicious damage to property, theft, and attempted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
28 Arrested in Cape Town Gangland Swoopammunition, and for the possession of drugs in Ravensmead. Two firearms, ammun
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
ammunition, and for the possession of drugs in Ravensmead. Two firearms, ammunition, and various drugs were confiscated. Western Cape police commissioner Lt-Gen Khombinkosi Jula said the operation would help restore trust in the police as it... Read more
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