A woman who was bound and gagged during a robbery at her home has been rescued.
A senior former educator with close ties to the school guidance counsellor accused of raping and sexually abusing little boys is facing imminent arrest. The man’s arrest and indictment is expected to send shockwaves through the local education fraternity.
A 21-year-old drug addict who resorted to petty theft and burglary to fund his craving for whoonga has suffered a brutal agonizing death at the hands of a mob in the city with the entire ordeal having been recorded on cellphone.
Moves are afoot to lobby the top brass of the SAPS to extend the lifespan of the Combined Action Team (CAT), as community members believe that the initiative has borne fruits over the past and helped stem the tide of crime in Pietermaritzburg.
During the horrific ordeal, the young boy was held at knife-point and told not to shout
Local businessman, Rajivee Soni who was charged for the murder of city doctor Bhavish Sewram in 2013 has applied for a discharge of the State’s case against him in the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday.
Shopping centres throughout the city have doubled up on security for the festive season in anticipation of a spike in criminal activity.
The apprehension of five notorious armed robbery suspects caused traffic to come to a stand still on the South bound N3 just outside Pietermaritzburg this afternoon.
The uMngeni SPCA has appealed to donors, whose donations were not paid directly into the society’s official bank account to come forward with any information to assist in their investigation and the retrieval of stolen funds.
The murder trial of Rajivee Soni has been adjourned until Friday when ex-cop Sugen Naidoo will be cross-examined by Soni’s defence.
Police investigating several cases of alleged child abuse and rape at a city school have now expanded their probe into the possible involvement of another senior educator at the school