• Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence

    Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence0

    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

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  • PMB woman found strangled inside her locked car

    PMB woman found strangled inside her locked car0

    A 41-year-old Pietermaritzburg woman was found dead in her car in Alexandra Park on Monday evening. The woman who has been identified as Kavitha Nerputh, was allegedly strangled to death. The Witness newspaper reported that Nerputh had allegedly been strangled with the cord of a cellphone charger and was alive when police found her, but

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  • Watch | KZN Traffic cop caught ‘stealing’ a cellphone

    Watch | KZN Traffic cop caught ‘stealing’ a cellphone0

    Durban – The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport is investigating a case in which a Road Traffic Inspectorate official was caught on CCTV stealing a cellphone at the weekend. The incident happened at a Nandos outlet in Pietermaritzburg. Department spokesperson Kwanele Ncalane said, “Our team have been to the Nandos store where the incident happened. An

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  • Man arrested for shooting at cops during murder investigation

    Man arrested for shooting at cops during murder investigation0

    A 33-year-old man has been arrested for shooting at police officials while they were investigating a murder in Plessislaer, KwaZulu-Natal, over the weekend. As part of the investigation, the officers were in Pata, Pietermaritzburg, searching for a suspect wanted for the murder of Menelisi Mnikathi, 42, who had been stabbed in Maqeleni, Imbali. “He sustained

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  • KZN factory worker’s fingers amputated in grinding machine

    KZN factory worker’s fingers amputated in grinding machine0

    A factory worker in Mkondeni, Pietermaritzburg has lost four fingers in a freak accident at his workplace. Netcare 911’s Shawn Herbst said paramedics responded to reports of an industrial incident at a factory in Mkondeni Pietermaritzburg at 09H18 Friday morning. Reports from the scene indicate that an adult male factory worker got his left hand

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  • 5 KZN cops amongst suspects nabbed for colluding with tow truckers

    5 KZN cops amongst suspects nabbed for colluding with tow truckers0

    Five police officials are among eight suspects who are this morning expected to appear before the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on corruption charges. In a statement, the Hawks said the suspects, aged between 30 and 50, were arrested on Friday for allegedly colluding with private ambulance services and tow truck companies. “The eight were arrested on

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