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Teddy Mafia’s son, Devendren Lionel Pillay killed in Shallcross drive-by shooting

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Devendren Lionel Pillay, the son of notorius drug-lord Yaganathan Pillay aka Teddy Mafia, has been killed in a drive-by shooting on Thursday night.

Pillay, 32, and Claudene Rampersad also 32, were shot multiple times by occupants travelling in a white Toyota Corolla.

Lionel was standing in the driveway outside Rampersad’s home in Alpine Drive, Shallcross. They were both chatting when the shooting took place.

Three bullets struck him and one bullet struck her on the chest.

Reports were that rifles and handguns were used. The car also had on a fake set of number plates.

Amawele Emergency Services spokesman Sivan Subramodey said were rushed to the hospital privately.

Read also: Bystander shot in Shallcross drug bust saga

Pillay died at Chatsmed Hospital while Claudene died at RK Khan Hospital.

A close friend described Rampersad as a friendly and bubbly person with a heart of gold. She was also a mother of two.

Emotional messages ‎were posted on her Facebook page.

‎Nevashnee Ahamed‎ wrote, “Today you shattered me into a million pieces when you died in mine and Ashley’s arms. I will never be the same again every time I walk out my door I will look for you, every time I look at my babies I will think of you, every time I hear the Lord’s name our memories will flashback. Every day that you leave for work I will miss your goodbyes. The drive safely have a blessed day conversations. The times we spent together, the moments are all in my heart. God has gained an Angel, I love you my dear friend, sister and wonderful woman of God”.

Chatsworth police are investigating two cases of murder.

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Skeem Saam’s Koko Mantsha death dismissed as fake news

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Koko Mantsha, the popular Skeem Saam character acto, real name, Lydia Mokgokoloshi is not dead.

Social media is awash with news of her death which seems to have been fuelled by fake news sites aiming to profit from unsuspecting lovers of the 80 year-old veteran actress.

Lydia Mokgokoloshi, has appeared in many television shows including Muvhango and Bophelo ke semphego.

Mokgokoloshi was born on 27 September 1939, in Polokwane, Polokwane Local Municipality, Capricorn District Municipality, Limpopo.

She is most famous for acting as Koko Mantsha the grandmother of Katlego Pietersen (Patrick Seleka) in the soap, Skeem Saam.

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Watch: Thulani Dlomo an alleged ‘Zuma spy’, hands himself in

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Thulani Dlomo, the axed former SSA top spy and former SA ambassador to Japan has handed himself over to police on Friday.

Dlomo’s lawyer Philani Shangase said that he handed himself over at his own will at the Durban Central Police station on Friday.

He said Dlomo was not arrested but wanted to clear his name following media reports.

Dlomo was being interviewed by police officers at 17h00 on Friday.

“He has denied all wrong doing,” Shangase said.

Dlomo was suspected to be one of the instigators of the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

This is a developing story.

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Residents warned against consuming dead fish washing up at Umhlanga and Umdloti beaches – video

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The eThekwini Municipality has sent out a warning to residents against collecting and consuming dead fish and crayfish that have washed up on the beaches of Umhlanga and Umdloti, north of Durban.

The public has been asked to refrain from fishing, surfing and swimming on the beaches after a video of the dead fish on the beaches emerged on social media.

The municipality said it was investigating what caused the marine life to die.

“It is considered serious and can affect one’s health if collected and consumed.”

According to reports, run-off water and chemicals reached the ocean through storm water drains after firefighters battled a blaze at a chemical plant at Cornubia started by looters on Tuesday.

WATCH | Outrage after several monkeys and dog poisoned in Umdloti

“The public is advised to refrain from all recreational activities, including fishing or surfing, bait collection and picking up of dead species in this area,” said the municipality.

“Collecting or harvesting of any marine living resource in the area is temporarily prohibited until the cause is determined and the threat has abated.

“Authorities are investigating the source of the pollution and cleanup companies are trying to contain the spill.”

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