CCTV footage key in arresting males who allegedly killed harmless man they suspected of theft

CCTV footage led to the arrest of two homicide suspects. Two males will seem within the Pietermaritzburg Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on Monday for allegedly killing a person they’d suspected of theft. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele mentioned Skhumbuzo Myeza, 38, from Hammarsdale in Mpumalanga was reported lacking on 16 October. “A video of two… Continue reading CCTV footage key in arresting males who allegedly killed harmless man they suspected of theft

Secure Metropolis helps SAPS nab thieves in Pietermaritzburg

Fast motion by a Secure Metropolis operator and response by the police led to the arrest of two thieves within the Pietermaritzburg CBD this week. Secure Metropolis mentioned at about 10 am on Monday an operator was monitoring an space in Church avenue, simply above Boshoff Road, that’s recognized for avenue robberies and theft out… Continue reading Secure Metropolis helps SAPS nab thieves in Pietermaritzburg

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

PMB family devastated as mom dies after contracting Covid-19 in hospital

Leela Moothelal, left, with members of her family. Supplied Patricia Moothelal

Pietermaritzburg – A KwaZulu-Natal family is reeling after their 75-year-old matriarch went into hospital for a kidney-related issue, only to contract Covid-19, allegedly after admission, and died. Leela Moothelal, 75, described as a bubbly, infectious, vital cog in her family in Pietermaritzburg, was admitted to Netcare St Anne’s Hospital for kidney stones and tested negative… Continue reading PMB family devastated as mom dies after contracting Covid-19 in hospital

PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

A Pietermaritzburg family are seeking answers after the death of their son who was shot dead, allegedly because of the loud sound from his Golf GTI exhaust. Twenty-nine-year-old Kubendra Sholan Chinnadu’s funeral will took place at the Cedar Ridge crematorium yesterday. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a man had been arrested by Mountain Rise… Continue reading PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Pietermaritzburg – Video footage of a robbery at a business in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg have emerged online. Seven armed men stormed into the business on Sunday and made off with phones and about R50 000 in cash. Three video footages of the incident show the robbery as it happens. The gunmen pull up to the store… Continue reading WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Two more KZN airports given green light to reopen

Durban – The Pietermaritzburg and Richards Bay airports have been given the green light to reopen from 1 July. The two airports are among seven that will be able to resume operations, according to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula. The other five include: Bram Fischer International Airport, Skukuza Airport, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Port Elizabeth International… Continue reading Two more KZN airports given green light to reopen

Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence

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Durban – The Department of Correctional Services in KwaZulu-Natal has been shocked by the incident which led to the deaths of two married officials in Pietermaritzburg. The officials were declared dead after a shooting in their residence at Pietermaritzburg prison. “It has been reported that there was a gun shooting with a private firearm at… Continue reading Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence