TTAPR on November 8th, 2011

There are claims children as young as 11 are taking weapons to school in Gisborne in the wake of a gang shooting in the city. A 30-year-old gang associate has been charged over a shooting incident yesterday and police expect to make more arrests and lay further charges. District councillor Manu Caddie says the council’s [...]

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TTAPR on September 23rd, 2011

Parents in Delft have started waiting outside a local high school to walk their children home each day, saying they are terrified that the youngsters will get caught in the crossfire of vicious gang fights. Even the safety officers who patrol Leiden High School carry iron rods and sticks in case of attack, and during [...]

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An angry father has shown Eyewitness News a video circulating amongst pupils at his son’s school of the young boy and others being beaten up by bullies. The footage was recorded at Roodepoot’s Laerskool Dr Havinga last week and it is apparently not the first time this has happened. The video shows three separate school [...]

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TTAPR on February 28th, 2011

A Robertson high school pupil died in hospital a day after he allegedly had a fight with another pupil at the school. Police have opened a murder case and may arrest the other pupil. Kieron Fortuin, 15, a Grade 9 pupil at Langeberg Secondary School, died in hospital four days ago. Yesterday police spokesman November [...]

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