Durban mums gunned down in ‘senseless killings’

Shireen Kalicharan

Durban – The Durban community is in shock following the death of two women in Isipingo, south of Durban on Thursday. Shireen Kalicharan and Brenda Naidu of Thrush Place in Lotus Park were shot dead while stationary at a stop street, in their silver Polo, at the corner of Mfundi Mngadi and Lotus Drive. Kalicharan… Continue reading Durban mums gunned down in ‘senseless killings’

Rescuers find body of seven-year-old boy who was swept into raging river

Durban – The body of a seven-year-old boy, swept away from Soweto bridge in Darnell into the flooding Nonoti river on Tuesday, was found on Wednesday afternoon. TimesLIVE reported that police divers from the Durban search and rescue unit, with Umhlali K9, IPSS Medical Rescue and KwaDukuza lifeguards, recovered the body of the boy in… Continue reading Rescuers find body of seven-year-old boy who was swept into raging river

Fleeing robbers crash into stormwater tunnel after shooting

One man was injured and arrested during a shoot-out with Johannesburg metro police department officers after an alleged robbery at an Engen early on Wednesday. JMPD spokesperson chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said K9 officers were tipped off after five suspects allegedly robbed the garage in Linksfield Road. They were travelling in a white Chevrolet Cruise,… Continue reading Fleeing robbers crash into stormwater tunnel after shooting

PICS: M7 horror crash leaves one dead

A truck driver sadly lost his life

Durban – One person has been killed and approximately others injured in a horrific accident involving six cars and three trucks on the M7 Durban Bound before Bellville Offramp around 8 am this morning. Reports from the scene indicate that multiple vehicles including a tanker and construction truck were involved in a collision resulting in… Continue reading PICS: M7 horror crash leaves one dead

‘Extreme danger to life’ weather warning issued for KZN

Durban – The South African Weather Service issued an “extreme danger to life” weather warning for KwaZulu-Natal as heavy rains, storms and even a tornado battered the province in recent days. At least five people have died and five people, including a seven-year-old boy is missing after being washed a away by a raging river… Continue reading ‘Extreme danger to life’ weather warning issued for KZN

Two people and several animals killed as tornado rips through KZN settlement

The tornado which hit parts of KwaZulu Natal has left two people and several animals dead. The casualties are from Mpolweni settlement near Wartburg. 20 people were also treated for minor to moderate injuries suffered during the . ER24 spokesperson, Ross Campbell, said paramedics arrived at 5:20 pm after having received a call from Disaster… Continue reading Two people and several animals killed as tornado rips through KZN settlement

KZN man in court after beating puppy and cat to death

Durban – A South Coast man appeared before the Izingolweni Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday charges of animal cruelty. Mthobisi Mkhanya, 22, who was arrested last week, was denied bail. He is alleged to have beaten a puppy and a cat to death before throwing them down a long drop (toilet). Werner Taljaard, an inspector with… Continue reading KZN man in court after beating puppy and cat to death

JMPD officer rats out ‘corrupt’ colleague and motorist who paid bribe

A Johannesburg metro police officer is behind bars for corruption after he was turned in by a colleague, JMPD chief David Tembe said on Tuesday. Taking to his Twitter page, Tembe said the traffic warden was arrested following an operation in Diepkloof, Soweto, where he was allegedly seen taking a bribe from a motorist. “A… Continue reading JMPD officer rats out ‘corrupt’ colleague and motorist who paid bribe