Bo-Kaap stabbing not isolated, says CPF

By Anees Teladia The recent near-fatal stabbing incident in Bo-Kaap which saw a young French student stabbed in the neck has once again highlighted the state of crime and lawlessness in Cape Town. The chairperson of the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood watch and execo member of the Bo-Kaap community policing forum, Ebrahim Christian says that while Bo-Kaap … Continue reading "Bo-Kaap stabbing not isolated, says CPF"

PIC: Know this man? Police have questions for him after French woman was attacked in Bo-Kaap

Police have confirmed they are looking for a man caught on CCTV in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town at the time a French woman was mugged, robbed of her backpack and stabbed in the neck. In CCTV footage of the attack around 09:58 on Tuesday, which has been circulated on social media, a man wearing a black … Continue reading "PIC: Know this man? Police have questions for him after French woman was attacked in Bo-Kaap"

Bo-Kaap residents urged to assist SAPS with info on stabbing

The police are urging Bo-Kaap community members to come forward with any information that could lead to tracking down the suspect responsible for stabbing a French woman in Bo Kaap earlier this week. The suspect was caught on the City's CCTV cameras stabbing and robbing the victim. He can be seen stabbing her in the … Continue reading "Bo-Kaap residents urged to assist SAPS with info on stabbing"

Victory for Bo-Kaap as 19 sites granted heritage status

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa has announced that 19 historical places in Bo-Kaap would finally be declared as national heritage sites. The minister made the announcement at the Bo Kaap Civic Centre as residents gathered in their numbers. Chairperson of the Bo Kaap Civic and Ratepayers Association Osman Shabodien said nothing can describe the … Continue reading "Victory for Bo-Kaap as 19 sites granted heritage status"