Crime

Granny held for herbalist’s kidnapping

An Eastwood grandmother has confessed to enlisting the help of three men, sourced by her Rwandan boyfriend, to intimidate a herbalist who allegedly received R130 000 in cash deposits from her for medical treatment but failed to deliver.

Brazen robbers attack clothing store

Three brazen robbers attempted to rob The FIX clothing store situated at the corner of Church Street and Printing Office Street this afternoon.

Son agonizes mother’s brutal last moments

Maria Greyling’s manicured garden was her pride and joy where she spent countless hours tending her plants, especially after she retired a few years ago.

Elderly woman killed with garden spade

A 64 year old woman was found murdered in her home murdered in Jowett Crescent, Bellevue today. At around 1pm this afternoon the victim’s son came to visit her and found his mom lying in a pool of blood outside her house, with head wounds and bruises on her face. It is alleged she was…

Forest cyclist attacked with knives and machete

A city trail cyclist endured a harrowing encounter with two thugs armed with a machete and knives who accosted him while riding in the plantations near Chase Valley Heights, just above Growing Parks facility.

Security beefed up after attempted kidnapping

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has beefed up security around their campuses in the Scottsville area following several attempted kidnapping cases.

Syndicate suspected in mall robbery

Police suspect that a provincial syndicate is behind last week’s brazen robbery at Incredible Connection in the Midlands Liberty Mall.

Solik double murder update

The two men accused of killing Roger and Christine Solik at their home at The Bend on the Lotheni Road in February appeared in the Howick court on Friday.
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