Cape cops face ‘torture’ probe

Crime & Courts | 22 October 2012, 07:43am

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Cape Town – “Members of the Steenberg police are being investigated for a string of damning allegations, including officers using baseball bats and hockey sticks to beat suspects – some of whom have claimed they had been stripped naked and smothered with plastic bags over their faces.”

Saak voorlopig teruggetrek

Deur Nielen de Klerk 26 April 2014 02:16

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Kaapstad – “’n Voormalige Protea-krieketspeler is in die sop nadat hy na bewering onder die invloed van drank bestuur het. Monde Zondeki (32) is in Junie verlede jaar in Goodwood vasgetrek. Hy was na bewering op pad terug van die lughawe na sy huis in Bothasig toe hy by ‘n padblokkade voorgekeer is… Sy prokureur, Bruce Hendricks, het egter suksesvolle vertoë gerig en die saak is voorlopig teruggetrek totdat die uitslag van sy bloedtoets bekend is.”

Staggie’s son back out on the streets

Crime & Courts | 12 September 2015, 10:38am

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Cape Town – “The son of Hard Livings gang kingpin Rashid Staggie has two reasons to celebrate this weekend – being acquitted of charges in the Priority Crimes Court in Khayelitsha on Monday, and being released on bail in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

Treason charges deferred – students’ lawyer

2015-10-22 10:55

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Johannesburg – “Six students arrested outside Parliament in Cape Town during an anti-university fees protest would have possible treason charges deferred while the matter was investigated, their lawyer said on Thursday.” Interview with eNCA:

Cops return guns seized outside Cape Town strip club to security companies
2017-05-05 17:41

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Cape Town – “Firearms seized by police from a group of men who had gathered outside a city strip club, in activities which appeared to be related to the underworld, were on Friday returned to them after they approached a court to get the weapons back.”