A gang targeted a cash-in-transit (CIT) vehicle earlier today at Mall@55 in Centurion, with one suspect dying during a gunfight.
Mitchells Plain has an estimated 20 gangs in operation, with a spate of recent gang killings spilling onto the streets.
Things appear to be considerably more complicated in the case of the attack on a Paarden Eiland luxury car dealership than initially thought.
Illicit firearms are widely available to gangsters in the Western Cape, and in many cases, it’s the police themselves who are selling the weapons.
The failings of our government have created a void that gang kingpins and criminal enterprises are only too happy to fill.
Gangs carrying out violent extortion rackets across the Cape Metro municipality, who go by names like the Guptas and Boko Harams, are spreading their tentacles.
Five people are dead, three of them security officers, after a dramatic car chase and shootout in Benoni.
Following the murder of former 28s gang boss Ernie “Lastig” Solomon, the secret to unlocking the truth behind two infamous hits may have been lost forever.
Ernie “Lastig” Solomon was gunned down in a hail of bullets in Boksburg last Friday, after two men opened fire on his BMW. According to sources, his life was bound to end this way.
A 28-year-old Cape Town businessman was unaware that the loan he had taken out was from a man with underworld connections. In December last year, he found out the hard way.
The Terrible Josters may have been dealt a blow recently, with six members sentenced to life in prison, but gangs are hard at work to ensure that new blood is recruited.
Troops of monkeys are fighting each other in Indian cities, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake.
Cape Town has as many as 130 different gangs, with a combined total of somewhere around 100 000 members, and leaving that life behind is not easy.
Gang warfare between the Flakka Boys and the Junky Funky Kids is believed to be behind the alleged hit on the Cape Flats.
The yakuza, a network of around 22 gangs with its origins in Japan, has fallen on really hard times during the current pandemic.
It appears that the Cape’s gangs have a common enemy, and this time it’s COVID-19.
On December 13 last year, Rashied Staggie, one of Cape Town and South Africa’s most infamous gang bosses, was gunned down outside his Salt River home.
Sophisticated crime syndicates are making millions off high-profile kidnappings for ransom in South Africa.
UK trash TV ‘Love Island’ is using an Upper Constantia property as the base for the latest season, and producers are clearly worried about security.
Sources claim that they know why Vernon Jantjies, who was representing alleged gang members, was killed in Mitchells Plain two weeks ago.
City advocate Vernon Jantjies was killed in Mitchells Plain last week, in the latest hit on legal professionals representing gang members.
Residents of the Cape’s gang-plagued areas hoped that the presence of army forces would deter gangsters, but it soon became apparent that wouldn’t be the case.
Yesterday, President Ramaphosa announced that SANDF forces will spend another six months in gang-plagued areas. Are they actually helping?
The gang member is testifying as a State witness in the trial of alleged Terrible Josters gang leader Horatio Solomons, and 11 other members.
A former high-ranking gang member has opened up about how the city’s top gangs operate, including what is called a “write-off”.
When members from rival gangs happen to be in the same courthouse at the same time, things can kick off in an instant.