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ARMED ROBBERS LOOT UMHLANGA JEWELLERY STORE

A gang of armed robbers held up staff from an uMhlanga jewellery store at The Pearls Mall and fled with jewellery. Blue Security community and media liaison officer Andreas Mathios said four robbers had stormed into a jewellery store in the mall and held up staff at around noon. “They ...

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Verulam couple looses R10 000 after card gets stuck in ATM

A Verulam couple lost almost R10, 000 after a suspected card skimming scam in Verulam. The offence happened after the couple attempted to withdraw money from one of the Verulam ATMs recently and now they are demanding answers from the bank. Distraught Madressa Arcade resident, Thanweer Khan, said she had ...

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Fatally injured attorney names murderer before dying

Pretoria – The fatally injured Sam Ntsoko’s last words on Wednesday morning were, “Tell the police Nico did it”. The 46-year-old attorney fell to the ground and died in the parking area of the law firm where he was a partner, Netwerk24 reports. Shortly before the assassination the attackers went ...

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KZN driver caught with 20-ton overweight truck, arrested

Durban – A KwaZulu-Natal truck driver has been arrested after his vehicle was found to be 20 tons overweight, the Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI) said on Friday. A Zimbabwean national driving a Jaisher Logistics truck transporting “small brown stones” in a shipping container was stopped near KwaDukuza on Freedom Day, ...

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Boy, 13, injured during Lion’s Head fall

Cape Town – A 13-year-old boy is being treated at Groote Schuur hospital after falling while hiking Lion’s Head on Freedom Day. He sustained head injuries by falling approximately 10 metres before being airlifted to hospital for further medical attention. Mountain Safety issued an initial tweet saying: “Rescue of two ...

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Truck driver shot in Pietermaritzburg

A truck driver is in hospital after he was shot in the abdomen in the early hours of Thursday morning. Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said in a statement that at 02.28am paramedics responded to the incident in Pietermaritzburg. “Reports from the scene indicate that a truck driver, a 29-year-old ...

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Top Cape cops paid me back in cash – businessman

Cape Town – A financial investigator who claimed that businessman Salim Dawjee helped high-ranking officers with expenses would not have seen that they actually reimbursed him in cash, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday. Yaseen Rawoot, for Dawjee, reminded Hawks investigator Captain Wynand Wessels that he had only ...

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WATCH: Robbers loot Southway Mall jewellery store

DURBAN – Police arrested a gang of robbers who took 40 seconds to rob a jewellery store at the Southway Mall in Durban on Tuesday. Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane, police spokesman, said the men, aged between 25 and 35, were charged with business robbery. There has been a spate of ...

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‘Shoot to kill’ if you are attacked: Mbalula tells police

Police minister Fikile Mbalula has told police to “shoot to kill” if they come under fire from criminals. Speaking at the SAPS training centre in Pretoria after being in office for 25 days‚ Mbalula reiterated his warning to criminals that they “will meet fire with fire”. “Police must be ruthless ...

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