Woman robbed and stabbed in Bluff after car breaks down

Durban – A young Durban woman, who was robbed and stabbed after her car broke down on Tara Road on the Bluff, is critical in ICU. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said it is alleged the victim was stabbed by two suspects on Tara Road on Monday night just before midnight. “She sustained stab… Continue reading Woman robbed and stabbed in Bluff after car breaks down

Seven-year-old Cape Town girl shot and killed

Seven-year-old Emaan Saal was shot and killed last night in Ocean View. She was caught in a crossfire. The intended target was a 31-year-old man who was also shot and killed. Condolences have been pouring in for her family. According to South African Police Services (SAPS) spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, the 31-year-old was shot in… Continue reading Seven-year-old Cape Town girl shot and killed

Kelly Chetty’s killer jailed for life, 136 years

Durban – The man convicted of killing Avoca father Kelly Chetty in the presence of his two children in a botched hijacking has been jailed for life. Spamandla Buthelezi, 30, was sentenced moments ago in Durban High Court. Chetty was killed in a botched hijacking on May 31, 2018, while purchasing vegetables on Prince Mhlangane… Continue reading Kelly Chetty’s killer jailed for life, 136 years

Prisoner dies after being forcefully restrained from stabbing warden

A prisoner at the St Albans Correctional Centre in Port Elizabeth died on Friday when he had to be “forcefully restrained” after he attacked and stabbed an official about seven times. “We can confirm an unfortunate incident at St Albans Correctional Centre, Medium A, whereby a remand detainee attacked and stabbed an official multiple times.… Continue reading Prisoner dies after being forcefully restrained from stabbing warden

Infant dies after two KZN nurses ‘refused to help’ patient in labour

Durban – Two nurses have been suspended after allegations that they failed to help a woman in labour at a Durban state facility. Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said on Tuesday that she welcomed their “immediate suspension”, after the alleged incident at St Mary’s hospital in Mariannhill on Friday. “The woman, who was eventually assisted by… Continue reading Infant dies after two KZN nurses ‘refused to help’ patient in labour

Girl, 8, found alone on False Bay beach after dad goes missing while swimming

Cape Town – A little girl was found alone in her father’s car after he went swimming in the False Bay surf on Sunday and never returned. According to Vaughn Seconds, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Strandfontein station commander, the NSRI Strandfontein duty crew was activated at around 12:14 following reports from City of Cape… Continue reading Girl, 8, found alone on False Bay beach after dad goes missing while swimming

Three KZN armed robbers killed, two arrested after car chase

DURBAN – Three alleged armed robbers were killed and two others were injured and arrested when they crashed their car while trying to escape from South African Police Service (SAPS) officers and members of Tracker company after a robbery in Mpembeni Reserve in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, police said on Saturday. The car was stolen during a… Continue reading Three KZN armed robbers killed, two arrested after car chase