Retiree shot on his driveway

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A Cowie’s Hill retiree was shot in what appears to have been an attempted home invasion on Wednesday morning. Philipus Retief, 58, was shot in the chest outside his Mountain Ridge Road home. His sister, Magdalena Retief, 62, was inside the house at the time. Philipus had been out shopping, ...

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Durban public prosecutor nabbed for bribery

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An Ixopo public prosecutor has been arrested on bribery allegations. Hawks spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said 40-year-old Mduduzi Funeka was arrested during a sting operation on Monday. Mhlongo said he was caught red-handed accepting cash from a suspect. He had allegedly promised not to charge the suspect – accused of ...

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Car crash reveals robbery stash

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An overturned VW Golf that careered off the road and into bushes near Scottburgh turned out to be a getaway vehicle a group of alleged robbers. Port Shepstone police had attended to a report of a business burglary at a shopping centre in Shelley Beach on Wednesday morning said police ...

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WATCH: Brutal murder of Durban woman captured on CCTV footage

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A video that purportedly shows a man fatally shooting his girlfriend has emerged on social media. The clip‚ posted on Facebook by Andre Snyman of Blockwatch‚ originally said the shooting happened in City Deep‚ Johannesburg. A later update‚ however‚ said: “Watch how a man shoots his girlfriend dead. This happened ...

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Man killed after vehicle rolls.

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A man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed late last night after his vehicle rolled off the Intake Road in the Klaarwater area in Pinetown, KwaZulu Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found that another service in attendance. Upon inspection, paramedics found the body of a ...

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Taxi owner and driver shot dead

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A taxi owner and a taxi driver was shot dead a short while ago in an alleged drive-by shooting at a taxi rank between Hillside Road and Jadwat Street in the Isipingo CBD. The Alpha Alarms Tactical Unit responded to the scene and Isipingo SAPS members were already on site. ...

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Former employee robs business in Phoenix

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At approximately 08:45am members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to Palmview Drive in Phoenix after receiving reports of an armed robbery. Upon arrival it was established that 6 armed suspects forced their way into the home and assaulted a 60 year old woman before robbing her of an ...

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Durban man shot outside his home

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A Pinetown man is fighting for his life in a Durban hospital after he was shot in the chest outside his home on Wednesday morning. He remained in a critical condition. Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said that the man had been sitting in his car outside his home when ...

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Man electrocuted by illegal connection in Cato Manor

  Police Search and Rescue Unit technicians recovered the body of a man who was electrocuted in a stream in Cato Manor on Wednesday. It is understood that the man had come into contact with live wires used for illegal connections to shacks in the area. There is a well ...

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