Drug dealer arrested with assortment of drugs, Mitchells Plain

Drug dealer arrested with assortment of drugs, Mitchells Plain

On 20 May 2018, Mitchells Plain police participated in endeavours aimed at addressing the root causes of crime in the area, they executed a...
'Land grab' chaos and violence, Parkwood, Cape Town. Photo: Die Vryburger

‘Land grab’ chaos and violence, Parkwood, Cape Town

The land grab chaos continues, this time in Parkwood, Cape Town, where occupiers attempted to occupy a piece of land. Police and authorities removed tents...
Dagga dealer bust with large stash, Atlantis. Photo: SAPS

Dagga dealer bust with large stash, Atlantis

Eager to rid their local community from drug dealers, members of Atlantis police conducted a search operation at a suspect’s residence in Mamre and...
Five suspects arrested digging up copper cables, Nyanga

Five suspects arrested digging up copper cables, Nyanga

Theft of non ferrous metal is cause for concern for the Western Cape police and we have stepped up our operations to curb this...
Gang members arrested after shooting incident, Kraaifontein. Photo: SAPS

Gang members arrested after shooting incident, Kraaifontein

The swift response from SAPS to a shooting incident yesterday morning in Scottsville, Kraaifontein landed two suspects behind bars for being in possession of...
Rondebosch police recover firearm after coming under fire. Photo: SAPS

Rondebosch police recover firearm after coming under fire

The endeavours of police to create a safe and secure environment for the respective communities resulted in the apprehension of five suspects, aged between...
Nearly 30 percent of WC police fail firearm competency test

Nearly 30 percent of WC police fail firearm competency test

More than 4 500 police members could not pass their firearm competency test in the Western Cape. This means that from the approximately 16 400...
Human trafficker appears in court

Human trafficker appears in court

Chizoba Uba (36) appeared briefly at Bellville Magistrate’s Court for alleged human trafficking on Thursday 17 May 2018. Uba was arrested on Tuesday for...

Area with most murders in the country will wait until 2023...

On Tuesday, Minister of Police Bheki Cele became the latest police minister to launch a crime prevention operation for Cape Town. Operation Thunder was...

Western Cape’s mounting rubbish problem

“We have a serious waste problem in the Western Cape. We are running out of landfill space,” Minister of Environmental Affairs Anton Bredell warned...

Growing Western Cape protests show citizens expect greater accountability

The Western Cape, the second wealthiest province in South Africa after Gauteng, is the only one governed by the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA). The...
taxi violence

Delft taxi rank shooting suspect arrested

Following an incident where two people were shot dead and two others seriously injured by two unknown gunmen in a shooting at the Delft...
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