Half a million rand in counterfeit cash recovered

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The police’s Ethekwini Inner South Cluster team has recovered R500 000 of counterfeit South African currency, two printers and different bottles of ink that was used to produce the fake notes from a home in Montclair south of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Police said on Wednesday. Police spokesperson Priya Nunkumar said a ...

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Mom, daughter shot by cops after neighbours’ quarrel

A quarrel with neighbours hosting a bridal shower turned violent in the early hours of Sunday morning, ending with a mother being shot dead and her daughter wounded – allegedly by police who apparently mistook them for those involved. Responding after bricks were thrown and a gunshot fired into the ...

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Dead body found at airport

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Engineers discovered the body of a stowaway in the main wheel arch of a passenger jet at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday. The lifeless body was found during a routine maintenance check of the aircraft operated by one of Nigeria’s largest carriers‚ Arik Air. “The lifeless body of ...

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16-year-old boy seriously injured in collision, Umgeni

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A 16-year-old boy was left seriously injured this morning after he was knocked over by a light motor vehicle on the N2 southbound near the M19 in Umgeni, KwaZulu-Natal. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene and found the boy lying face-down on the north-bound side of the highway. An off-duty ...

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Three Child Po_rnagraphy suspects bust in Durban

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A joint operation by members of the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Head Office, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Units and the Pretoria based members of the US Homeland Security led to the arrest of three suspects in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban on 29 November 2016 for ...

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Woman set alight allegedly by someone she knows

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A young KwaZulu-Natal woman, Trisha Naidoo, is fighting for her life after she was doused with petrol and set alight, allegedly by a man known to her. The man, 35, appeared in the KwaDukuza Magistrate’s Court on charges of attempted murder on Monday. He was remanded in custody pending a ...

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Brazen burglars ignore shooter

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Housebreakers walked unflinchingly through a hail of rubber bullets as they made their way across a yard, only to jump the wall and break into the house next-door on Tuesday morning. While most of the city slept soundly, Old Howick Road experienced yet another break-in with flat-screen TVs again the ...

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Taxi crashes and leaves 5 school children injured

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On Wednesday morning at 08h02 Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a collision along Twins road in Waterfall, Kloof. Reports from the scene indicate that the taxi was transporting five schoolchildren when the accident occurred. Exact detail to the cause of the crash and preceding events will form part of the ...

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Cops hunt for clues after pensioner attacked on beach

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Police have made no arrests after a 71-year-old woman was stabbed to death at a popular KwaZulu-Natal South Coast beach. Dierdre “Derry” Gerryts, of Mbabala Lodge flats, was attacked near Port Edward between 3pm and 4pm on Friday, Hibiscus Coast local municipality councillor, Stephanie Breedt, told the Daily News yesterday. ...

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