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Insight: Book extract

Kingpins, thugs & bullets: Caryn Dolley tells REAL Cape Town's nightclub scene story

A new book by Caryn Dolley lays bare the underbelly of Cape Town's nightclub scene - a minefield of kingpins and thugs, rivalry and intimidation. This extract tells the story of Cyril Beeka, who dominated the bouncer racket until he died in a hail bullet

23 June 2019 - 00:00 By Caryn Dolley

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the doors to Cape Town nightclubs were guarded by groups of muscle-bound men - the nascent nightclub security industry. It was on this business that a group headed by Cyril Beeka set its sights...

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