It is very devastating for a family to wake up to their home having caught on fire and completely burnt down, this is something that many people do not foresee that is why we hardly see incidences where people have insurance for their goods. The incident occurred at Secunda, Piketberg street and no one can say for sure what happened.
Another sad news have popped out in South Africa as usual. It's now becoming a norm that most of our headlines will be bad news. The rate at which people commit evil is something we should look into before it escalate to some unstoppable culture. Following the news of killings, raping, kidnapping, opens shootings in the country, people are now feeling safe as no one could tell who would fall victim to the evil people looming in the country.
After a police officer allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend in front of her children and family earlier this week, the hamlet of Piketberg is in shock. This comes only days after a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 29-year-old male in another case of gender-based violence.
This is a very tragic thing that has happened here and many people are just trying to understand how could a grown man like this one take a gun and shoot his family members, it is completely unreasonable and very complicated for the family members who have to endure the loss of their loved one.
A top Cape Town cop who stands accused of murdering his long time girlfriend has quit the police force. This was heard at the initial court appearance of Piketberg police constable Richard Smit. Smit is being accused of killing his girlfriend Natasha Booise and he will now appear in court as a former police officer.
Sexual orientation based savagery is probably the greatest wrongdoing that is removing the existences of ladies is South Africa and the public authority is by all accounts battling to accompany available resources to manage it, we read of the horrifying homicide of ladies and kids on pretty much every feature, on each news announcements, we find out about a specific ladies who was killed by her darling.
- A Piketberg woman was allegedly shot dead by a police officer. - The officer surrendered to the cops. - He is scheduled to appear in court on a murder accusation. A Western Cape police officer has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman in Piketberg.
Natasha Lee-Grey Booise (30); a Shoprite Supervisor; was warned repeatedly to dump her long-time boyfriend Richard Smith (36); because he was very abusive towards her. Smith is alleged to have been also jealous and possessive of Booise. Smith is a police constable based at the Piketberg magistrate's court in Cape Town.
If it were not for her brutal killing on Sunday , she would have celebrated her birthday on Tuesday .However ,a police officer who allegedly gunned her down in front of her son made his court appearance as expected . The police officer is being charged for allegedly killing his girlfriend .
On Tuesday, 22 March 2022, police members of the N7 Flying Squad responded to a call for assistance from Provincial Traffic near to Piekenierskloof. Upon arrival they requested the passengers to disembark the taxi, with the intention to search the vehicle. The members confiscated a suitcase and backpack filled with succulents.
On Monday, members of the police K9 Unit and Flying Squad worked together to conduct an investigation that led to the location of the men, who ranged in age from 29 to 49 years old. According to the findings of the investigation, they hijacked a truck in Piketberg last month that was transporting electrical overhead cables for Eskom.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/01/14/picketberg-community-doesn-t-want-bail-for-natasha-booise-s-alleged-killer?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - The bail use of Piketberg cop Richard Smit who was blamed for having killed his better half would just be heard at a later stage. On Thursday, Smit showed up in the Piketberg Magistrate's Court. He was captured recently, not long after he supposedly shot and killed Natasha Booise before her relatives.
The police officer who reportedly shot and killed his girlfriend in front of her son , her friends and relatives appeared in court for his crime.The police officer who was identified as Sergeant Richard Smit appeared in court facing murder charges The woman who was killed by Sergeant Smit was Natasha Booise .
https://www.iol.co.za/capeargus/news/victims-family-devastated-as-piketberg-cop-accused-of-murder-appears-in-court-35be980f-4c13-4c89-84a1-be17dcb9dc4a?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1641380265 Cape Town - The body of evidence against a Piketberg cop blamed for shooting dead his better half on Sunday was delayed to Friday for a conventional bail hearing at the nearby justice's court on Tuesday. Richard Smit showed up at the Piketberg Magistrate's Court after he purportedly shot and killed 32-year-old Natasha Booise before her 11-year-old child and relatives.
Piketberg inhabitants are set to request the court not to allow bail to a police officer accused of killing a woman. The occurrence has shaken the Western Cape community after Natasha Booise was shot dead beforeher 10-year-old child, and the rest of her family. Rural and Farmworkers Advancement Association official chief, Billy Claasen, said the police have fizzled Booise.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/01/13/cop-accused-of-killing-natasha-booise-hires-high-profile-lawyer-william-booth?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - A cop accused of killing his better half remaining parts in jail with his bail application delayed to the following week. Richard Smit showed up in the Piketberg Magistrates Court on Thursday. He's blamed for shooting Natasha Booise before her family recently.
After a man allegedly swallowed a white drug, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is investigating Cape Town police. Later, the 40-year-old male was pronounced deceased at the scene. The deceased was a resident of Constantia, according to police. The officers said that after cornering the suspect, he drank the white powder, according to IPID spokesman Grace Langa.
https://ewn.co.za/2022/04/04/bail-bid-of-ex-cop-accused-of-murdering-girlfriend-resumes-in-piketberg?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter CAPE TOWN - The bail use of a previous cop who is blamed for killing his sweetheart resumes in Piketberg on Monday. Richard Smit purportedly shot and killed Natasha Booise before her friends and family in January. Piketberg inhabitants are again expected to turn out in their numbers on Monday as they appeal to the court to decline Smit bail.
Residents of Piketberg demonstrated as a police officer appeared in court on a murder charge. On Sunday night, the officer is accused of shooting his girlfriend, Natasha Booise. On the same day as the shooting, he surrendered to police. Sergeant Richard Smit was charged with murder after allegedly opening fire on his girlfriend, Natasha Booise, in Piketberg, shooting her in front of her 10-year-old son and the rest of her family.
A Piketberg cop accused of murdering his girlfriend in front of her 10-year-old kid and other family members will be held in custody until his bail application is heard next week. On Sunday, Natasha Booise was killed in a spray of gunfire while out walking with her family in the West Coast town.