ARTICLES RELATING TO GANG VIOLENCE

23-year-old killed in hail of bullets

2016-11-24 10:10

A young Pietermaritzburg man has died after being hit by 18 bullets when an armed gang opened fire on his car.

Top Cape Town attorney murdered

2016-11-08 11:08

An attorney involved in some of the Western Cape's biggest gang court cases has been murdered.

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WATCH: Former gang leader Staggie back in the dock

Former Hard Livings gang leader Rashied Staggie appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday with his three co-accused for the alleged illegal possession of stolen whisky, cigarettes and cigars. Watch.

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3 arrested in Manenberg firearms sweep

2016-07-21 15:37

Three people have been arrested and six firearms confiscated in separate incidents in Manenberg, Cape Town.

Girl, 8, hit by stray bullet in deadly Hanover Park shootings

2016-07-08 12:20

Two people have been killed and five injured - including an 8-year-old girl - in three shooting incidents in Hanover Park, Western Cape police say.

Workers held hostage, residents terrorised after gang funeral

2016-06-27 08:22

Council workers were held hostage and residents were intimidated and terrorised after a funeral of an alleged gang member in Etwatwa, Ekurhuleni, police say.

‘My mom died in my lap’ – Cape Town girl witnesses mom's death

2016-06-06 07:32

Megan was 12 years old when her mother was caught in the crossfire of a gang shoot-out. She was shot four times, collapsed in her daughter’s lap, and died ten minutes later.

DA’s Maimane decries gangsterism in PE

2016-05-15 12:54

Gang violence is ravaging the Nelson Mandela Bay area, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says.

6-year-old's murder accused back in court

2016-05-12 05:28

Samier Slamang and Wayland Botha, who are accused of shooting dead six-year-old Sadiqah Lippert, will be back in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

2 arrested for fatal shooting of 6-year-old Cape Town girl

2016-05-04 14:55

Two men have been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a 6-year-old girl after she was apparently caught in crossfire in a battle for drug turf in Athlone, Cape Town.

 

Cape Town teen shot dead on way to write matric exam

2016-11-15 10:44

A matric pupil who is believed to have been a gang member and was due to testify in a murder trial has been shot dead on his way to write an exam.

Free State government vows to crack down on gangs after threat

2016-09-23 10:01

The Free State government says it will not allow schooling in Mangaung to be disrupted due to a threat, allegedly from a gang.

Gang retribution backfires, ends in arrests

2016-08-07 21:09

A group of six suspected gang members, attempting to exact revenge for the death of one of their own, have been arrested in Tsakane on the East Rand.

Suspect arrested for Hanover Park murder

2016-07-08 17:11

Western Cape police have arrested man in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old man in Hanover Park.

'Shot Spotters' becoming the ears of crime hotspots

2016-07-02 11:49

The City of Cape Town is using a gunshot detection system to help police respond to crime.

Ex-cop gets 18 years for stealing, reselling guns to Cape gangsters

2016-06-21 15:58

A former police colonel, who was arrested after stealing and selling guns to gangsters on the Cape Flats, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years behind bars.

PICS: Man dies in hail of bullets near court where Panayiotou is appearing

2016-05-17 11:49

A man has been shot dead and another two injured near the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court where murder accused Christopher Panayioutou was appearing.

Mom sources 1 000 books to help build library at Manenberg school

2016-05-12 07:10

Over 1 000 books have been donated from around the world to help build a library at a primary school in Manenberg, thanks to the efforts of one resourceful blogger.

Court cleared after threat to kill men accused of killing Cape Town girl

2016-05-05 12:32

A threat to the lives of the two men accused of killing 6-year-old Saadiqah Lippert in Cape Town has resulted in the Athlone Magistrate's Court being cleared.

Sanco condemns 'gang retaliation' in Nyanga

2016-04-20 21:09

The South African National Civic Organisation has implored police to set up a dedicated investigative team to probe the murders of a grandmother, a teenager and an 8-year-old boy.

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