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SAPS Visited Stanza Bopape Clinic; Mamelodi East

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South African Police Service (SAPS) and other stakeholders visited Stanza Bopape Clinic, Mamelodi East today to deliver the message to the community. It was an open day for the clinic and they invited different organisations to convey the message on behalf of their organisations to the community of Mamelodi.

SAPS was there to talk about services that they offer and careers for young people that are available within the SAPS. IMG_0712Other stakeholders such as SYNEXUS from the centre introducing their new vaccine that will help preventing HIV AND AIDS, Old Mutual, Avbob, Law For All, Department Of Home Affairs, Love Life, SASA, National Prosecuting Authority of SA, AIDS FUND, USAID and Department of Social Development attended the event and made people aware of the services they offer.

 

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“We wanted to convey the message about safety, we had to give people information about careers in the SAPS, give them hints on rape and under age drinking”, said Captain Michael Mbewe, Mamelodi East Police spokesperson.

 

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He added that the awareness program was a continuous programme and that they normally host their own in the community but today they were invited to the clinic. Both adults and youth from the community attended the event.

 

 

By: Fortunate Machaba

One Dies And One Severely Injured After Attempted Robbery In Mamelodi East

 

Mamelodi shooting resulted in one death and one critically injured during a robbery.

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One man died and the other is injured due to the shootout in Mamelodi. The incident took place this afternoon at Mamelodi East Extension 4 on Serumula Street. It is alleged that the men had attacked RAM courier vehicle resulting in the shooting. Paramedics attended a 39 Years old victim who has been shot, he was severely injured and was placed on a ventilator by the advanced life support paramedic at the scene.

Netcare 911 Spokesperson Nick Dollman said Netcare 911 paramedics were close by and were first to arrive on the scene within a short period of time.

robbery photoThe Netcare 911 air ambulance was called to the scene and landed in an open field at University Of Pretoria Mamelodi Campus. “The victim was airlifted to an awaiting specialised trauma centre in Johannesburg for further urgent care”, said Nick Dollman. Other ambulance, security services and SAPS attended the scene. “The paramedics told us about the shoot out and that one was critically injured and the other one died and they asked to use the space for the helicopter to land”, said one of the securities at the university. “The matter remains the subject of a police investigation.

By: Fortunate Machaba