• Durban detective found stashing heroin capsules in his car

    Durban detective found stashing heroin capsules in his car0

    Durban – A KwaZulu-Natal police officer was arrested on Tuesday night in Shallcross, south of Durban, after allegedly being found in possession of 3,061 capsules suspected to contain heroin. Members of the Chatsworth drug unit were patrolling in Shallcross when they noticed a man seated in a grey vehicle. They approached the driver and asked

    READ MORE
  • Two ex-pupils among four nabbed for Durban school shooting

    Two ex-pupils among four nabbed for Durban school shooting0

    Durban – Four suspects, including two former pupils, have been arrested in connection with a robbery and shooting at the Buhlebethu Primary School in Inanda. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbele, said four suspects, aged between 19 and 21, were arrested in KwaMashu just hours after the robbery. “Six cellphones that were taken during the

    READ MORE
  • Foetus found in dustbin on Durban beachfront pier

    Foetus found in dustbin on Durban beachfront pier0

    Durban – A foetus has been found dumped in a bin on the Durban beachfront. A municipal employee had been emptying bins at the New Pier near Wedge Beach when the discovery was made. The female foetus which still had it’s placenta attached was recovered earlier today. Police spokesperson, Thembeka Mbele says the baby was

    READ MORE
  • Durban man survives being strangled by his wife and three accomplices

    Durban man survives being strangled by his wife and three accomplices0

    Durban – A Phoenix man has survived an attempt to strangle him allegedly by his wife, domestic helper and two other women on Wednesday, KZN police have said. The domestic worker and two other women tried to suffocate the man before being joined by the wife. The four have been charged with attempted murder and

    READ MORE
  • Gunmen posing as parents shoot teacher at Durban school

    Gunmen posing as parents shoot teacher at Durban school0

    Durban – A teacher was wounded on Wednesday when gunmen posing as parents opened fire at a Durban school, IOL reported. KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Kwazi Mshengu was expected to visit the Buhlebethu Primary School on Thursday morning. “The suspects suddenly opened fire, shot at, and injured an educator who was immediately taken to hospital for

    READ MORE
  • 15 awaiting-trial prisoners on the run in Durban after escaping in transit

    15 awaiting-trial prisoners on the run in Durban after escaping in transit1

    Durban – A manhunt is underway for 15 awaiting-trial prisoners who escaped while being transported to prison from court in Durban on Monday afternoon. Police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbhele said the incident took place at around 2pm. The prisoners were being transported back to Westville prison after appearing in the Durban Magistrate’s Court for various

    READ MORE