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Gangsters set aside their guns for Eid, but now war resumes

28 May 2019 - 06:05 By Dan Meyer
'Boeka innie Laan' was enjoyed by the Manenberg community for the second year in a row.
'Boeka innie Laan' was enjoyed by the Manenberg community for the second year in a row.
Image: Sunday Times/Esa Alexander

As the sun set over Manenberg in the Cape Flats on the final night of Eid, so too dimmed the vague sense of security the residents enjoyed during Ramadan, when gangs downed their weapons in respect for the religious event.

As residents had feared as they broke fast together, shots soon rang out again.

 

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