Missing Southern Cape woman’s body found floating in the sea

Johannesburg – Southern Cape police along with search and rescue volunteers from the National Sea Rescue Institute recovered a body of a woman at Herold’s Bay on Saturday afternoon. Police believe the body is that of Heidi Scheepers, who went missing earlier this week when she failed to arrive at home. On Thursday, police recovered… Continue reading Missing Southern Cape woman’s body found floating in the sea

Elderly Johannesburg couple brutally murdered in their home

Johannesburg – Henning Schourie, 82, and his wife, Hilda, 80, were attacked and killed in their home in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, on Saturday at 12:55. The couple apparently lived alone. Capt. Police cluster spokesman Jerbes de Bruyn says police are investigating a murder and house robbery case and already have a suspect in custody. So far,… Continue reading Elderly Johannesburg couple brutally murdered in their home

Woman nabbed after man stabbed to death in Umhlanga hotel room

uMhlanga – A 51-year-old man has been stabbed to death at a hotel room at The Pearls of Umhlanga. A 31-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the murder. It’s understood the pair had booked a room on the 13th floor on Thursday night. According to an official source close to the investigation, the… Continue reading Woman nabbed after man stabbed to death in Umhlanga hotel room

Police slammed for inaction over uMhlanga businessman hit probe

Homila Maharaj and her daughter Shivani Rampersad are relying on police to provide answers to why her husband, Pravesh Maharaj, was gunned down in KwaMashu recently. File picture: Sibonelo Ngcobo/African News Agency (ANA).

uMhlanga – CCTV footage has revealed the identity of the gunman who allegedly shot and killed an uMhlanga businessman in broad daylight at a KwaMashu petrol station. But more than a month since the alleged “hit” on Pravesh Maharaj was carried out, his family were “astonished” that police were still fumbling over retrieving and accessing… Continue reading Police slammed for inaction over uMhlanga businessman hit probe

Elderly Durban woman (81) strangled, robbed and left for dead

Durban – An 81-year-old woman was strangled, robbed and left for dead at her home in Silverglen, Durban on Monday morning. The pensioner, who was alone at the premises when she was attacked, was duped into opening the gate by her attackers, one of whom was allegedly known to her. According to paramedic, Lukcanis Padayachee,… Continue reading Elderly Durban woman (81) strangled, robbed and left for dead

Durban activist Arvitha Doodnath killed in Joburg shooting

Durban – A former Durban woman, Arvitha Doodnath, who was murdered in Joburg at the weekend, has been described as a person who had an “unyielding passion for justice”. Family spokesperson Tashya Giyapersad said the 30-year-old’s family were in shock and trying to cope with her death. “She was a wonderful person who was a… Continue reading Durban activist Arvitha Doodnath killed in Joburg shooting

Breaking News: Murder accused who escaped from Westville Prison arrested in Durban

Durban – Murder accused Ashen Vishnudath who escaped from Westville Prison in August was arrested a short while ago in the Durban area. Vishnudath, 27, is accused of the murder Reservoir Hills mechanic Navandren Govender. He was arrested a short while ago in the Umbilo area by members of Provincial Organised Crime Unit Warrant officer Bob Pillay,… Continue reading Breaking News: Murder accused who escaped from Westville Prison arrested in Durban

Murder case opened against man who killed armed robber in his home

Detectives were investigating a case of murder against the homeowner and housebreaking against the suspects. Eastern Cape police have opened a case of murder against a man who stabbed a home intruder to death in Bethelsdorp, near Port Elizabeth. The man, 55, had been cooking with his wife at their Greenfields home on Friday evening,… Continue reading Murder case opened against man who killed armed robber in his home

Mother feeds son crushed glass, kills and bury him inside room next to hers

Property owner Reginald Leshapa points a shallow grave where Katlego Mokwana 's body was found. PIC: PETER RAMOTHWALA

A 28-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly killing and burying her son in a shallow grave in an unfinished room next to hers after apparently feeding him crushed glass. Neighbours have told of how the woman’s five-year-old daughter spilled the beans about the murder, confirming their suspicions about the boy’s mysterious disappearance. The decomposing… Continue reading Mother feeds son crushed glass, kills and bury him inside room next to hers