Condolences pour in for ’outstanding’ Durban metro cop stabbed to death by public drinker

Durban – The Metro Police fraternity is mourning the death of one of their own who was stabbed to death on Wednesday night. Acting Captain at Albert Park, Dumisani Zondi, who has been described as an outstanding officer and one of the metro police’s finest was allegedly stabbed to death after telling a group of… Continue reading Condolences pour in for ’outstanding’ Durban metro cop stabbed to death by public drinker

Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

Three KwaZulu-Natal men have been killed in yet another apparent hit on Wednesday. According to the police, four people were repairing a car in Taylors Halt, outside Pietermaritzburg, when an unknown car pulled up next to them and opened fire. “The occupants in the vehicle opened fire towards them, fatally wounding three males. They are… Continue reading Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

MEC calls for swift arrests after four killed in KZN drive-by shooting

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KwaZulu-Natal MEC for transport, community safety and liaison Bheki Ntuli has urged police to “leave no stone unturned” in finding the perpetrators of a drive-by shooting which left four dead and one injured near Durban on Tuesday. Unknown gunmen opened fire on four men aged between 40 and 56 in Adams Mission, south of Durban.… Continue reading MEC calls for swift arrests after four killed in KZN drive-by shooting

Boy, 5, dies after falling from 12th floor of Durban beachfront holiday resort

Residents, holidaymakers and hotel staff prayed, sang hymns and wept while a lifeguard tried to resuscitate a five-year-old boy who had fallen from the 12th floor of the Silver Sands Lifestyle Resort on Durban’s beachfront on Monday. The boy from Gauteng was on holiday with his mother, siblings and grandmother when he fell to his… Continue reading Boy, 5, dies after falling from 12th floor of Durban beachfront holiday resort

Three killed, including 7-month-old baby, in N2 horror crash near Nandi drive

Durban – A seven-month-old infant, a fifty-two-year-old female and a sixty-three-year-old male have all sadly lost their lives in a horror crash on the N2 near Nandi Drive. Life Response Emergency Care Practitioners arrived on the scene of the southbound carriageway, to find that a Toyota Hilux had veered off the roadway, smashing into a… Continue reading Three killed, including 7-month-old baby, in N2 horror crash near Nandi drive

Three dead, one seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision on the R74 in KwaDukuza

On Sunday evening, IPSS Medical Rescue responded to a single-vehicle accident on the R74 near the Blythdale offramp. It is alleged that a vehicle was traveling towards the N2 when the driver allegedly lost control, rolling the vehicle multiple times. Three occupants were ejected from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries. A fourth occupant sustained… Continue reading Three dead, one seriously injured in a single-vehicle collision on the R74 in KwaDukuza

WATCH | Verulam residents baffled by thick smoke coming from manholes

Verulam – Dark plumes of smoke that billowed from manholes in Verulam, north of Durban, on Sunday left residents perplexed. Private security company Reaction Unit SA posted footage of the smoke emanating from underground on social media platforms, which drew comments like “witchcraft” and “volcano” from locals. Reaction Unit SA’s Prem Balram said a team… Continue reading WATCH | Verulam residents baffled by thick smoke coming from manholes

Alleged KZN serial killer commits suicide in prison cell

Durban – One of the two South Coast men suspected of killing five women in the Mthwalume area was found hanging in the police holding cells on Monday morning. The two were arrested on Friday in connection with the gruesome murder of the women and dumping their bodies in a sugarcane field and a nearby… Continue reading Alleged KZN serial killer commits suicide in prison cell