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

Verulam kids save suicidal mom hanging from scarf in bathroom

Durban – Two kids stood between life and death for their suicidal mom in Verulam on Saturday morning when they rescued her from hanging herself in their home. According to Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), the mother had tried to take her own life following a domestic dispute with her husband earlier. The 32-year-old mom… Continue reading Verulam kids save suicidal mom hanging from scarf in bathroom

Watch: Dog teases black mamba gets fatally bitten, while owner films

The Durban community and pet lovers across social media are outraged after a Verulam dog owner filmed a fatal attack of their dog and never tried to help. The video has attracted a lot of comments lambasting the dog owner who did not try to pull the dog back. The dog apparently died after being… Continue reading Watch: Dog teases black mamba gets fatally bitten, while owner films

Controversial Durban Islamic scholar ‘critical but stable’ after apparent hit outside court

Durban – The family of controversial Durban Islamic scholar Yousuf Deedat has gathered around his hospital bed as he fights to stay alive after being shot in the head outside the Verulam Family Court on Wednesday. Deedat, known for his contentious views on Christianity and Hinduism, was with his wife, Yasmin, when an unknown gunman… Continue reading Controversial Durban Islamic scholar ‘critical but stable’ after apparent hit outside court

Activist Yousuf Deedat, shot in apparent hit outside Verulam court

Durban – Yousuf Deedat, a controversial Muslim scholar and activist, is recovering in hospital after being shot in an apparent hit on Wednesday morning. He was shot near the Verulam Family Court where he was supposed to attend. Security company Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) reported that they received reports of the shooting happened just… Continue reading Activist Yousuf Deedat, shot in apparent hit outside Verulam court