Stolen car found stripped in a few hours

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Early Friday morning Marshall Security were alerted to a vehicle which had been stolen during the course of the night from a premises in Maryland Avenue in the suburb of Glen Ashley, north of Durban. The vehicle, a white Volkswagen Polo, was on hire from a car rental agency and ...

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Deputy mayor ‘held hostage’ by metro cops

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Loud firecrackers and intimidation characterised a dramatic situation involving eThekwini deputy mayor Fawzia Peer and disgruntled Metro Police staff, who demanded that she address their grievances. The hour-long, unruly meeting, which some have described as a “hostage” situation – because metro cops refused to let Peer leave – unfolded at ...

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Alleged Durban drug kingpin granted bail

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An alleged Durban drug lord and a suspected dealer have been granted bail in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court today and their matter has been postponed to February next year. The pair were arrested last week on charges with drug dealing and possession of firearms. Yaganathan Pillay – also known as ...

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Girl drowns at Blythdale Beach

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A 19 year old female is missing after she got into difficulty whilst swimming at Blythedale beach, around 16h45 today. Witnesses contacted KwaDukuza lifeguards and IPSS Medical Rescue for assistance. Rescue swimmers and jetski’s where launched with lifeguards, IPSS Medical Rescue aquatic unit and Police Search and Rescue searching tirelessly ...

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‘Give us the gold from your teeth’

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A Phoenix mom was robbed at gunpoint by men who demanded she remove the gold cap from her teeth and give it to them. Nadal Moodley, 23, was asleep when the robbers, using a master key, entered the Yorkpalm Place home where she lives with her aunt, Sharitha Ramchunder. Ramchunder ...

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FNB fires manager for racial slur

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The First National Bank (FNB) has confirmed it has fired one of its managers who was disciplined for racially insulting black employees. The woman was first suspended for using a racial slur against black employees in January. She was reinstated at a branch in Paarl, but an employee who was ...

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Car slams into boy (5)

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A 5-year old boy is in a critical condition after being struck by a vehicle on Shaka’s Rock bridge this afternoon. The boy sustained critical injuries and required advanced life support intervention. IPSS ALS paramedics Ajith Gareeb and Peter Kenyon worked on stabilising the boy. Various critical interventions were performed ...

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Gagged hostage escapes house robbery in uMhlanga

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A home owner and her domestic worker where gagged and tied up by armed assailants in a house robbery on uMhlanga today. At about 2pm Marshall Security were alerted to a house robbery that had occurred in Ridge road, uMhlanga Rocks. Armed reaction officers had found that three armed men ...

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Youngsters killed in horror crash

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Two young men have been killed and three other have been seriously injured after a serious collision on Tara Road near Engen Refinery just after 11:30am today. Rescue Care Paramedics were called to the horrific scene on Tara Road to find total carnage. Two vehicles had collided in the roadway ...

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Murdered man thrown from flat window

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It appears the man was stabbed multiple times and thrown from his flat window. A case of murder is being investigated by Amanzimtoti detectives after a body was found at a Doonside block of flats in the early hours of Tuesday, 15 November. According to Toti SAPS spokesman, Captain Charlene ...

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