Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a six-year-old boy in Hanover Park. Little Zakariyah Noble was shot in the chest by gangsters while sitting in Rywood Walk. Gangs were allegedly involved in a shootout with each other. Police spokesperson Malcolm Pojie says the suspects between the ages of 20 and 30 will appear in court once charged.
Philippi police have since upped their visibility and integrated crime prevention initiatives within crime hotspot areas. Several children have been killed and murdered in gang terror on the Cape Flats. Communities are also being held hostage by this urban war of terror.