• Durban police bust ivory dealers with 17kg of elephant tusks

    Durban police bust ivory dealers with 17kg of elephant tusks0

    Durban police nabbed two suspected rhino horn and elephant tusk dealers in the Point area during a sting operation on Monday. The men, aged 35 and 56, were found in possession of tusks weighing 16.88kg worth around R300 000, police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said on Tuesday. “Two men suspected of dealing in rhino horns

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  • Alleged Durban cop killer arrested while boarding bus to Joburg

    Alleged Durban cop killer arrested while boarding bus to Joburg0

    Durban – A suspect in the murder of a police constable in Durban this past week was arrested when he attempted to board a bus from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg, police confirmed on Sunday. “The suspect was arrested [on Saturday night] in Pietermaritzburg while attempting to board a bus to Johannesburg. The suspect spotted the members

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  • Woman seriously injured after falling at Kloof Gorge

    Woman seriously injured after falling at Kloof Gorge0

    Durban – Rescuers worked for more than three hours to save a woman, in her late 30s, after she fell while allegedly jumping between rocks at Kloof Gorge on Sunday morning. Garrith Jamieson from Rescue Care Paramedics said they received a call about a woman who fell at the bottom of the gorge. He said

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  • Police seize gold-plated AK47 during raid of notorious Phoenix drug kingpin

    Police seize gold-plated AK47 during raid of notorious Phoenix drug kingpin0

    Durban – A notorious Phoenix drug kingpin and his wife were among three people arrested for drug dealing at the weekend. Police had conducted an operation which resulted in the arrest of three people, aged 27 to 36. Police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker said the police had focused on the kingpin. “During the operation the

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  • Hidden cellphone used to alert police during home robbery

    Hidden cellphone used to alert police during home robbery0

    Durban – A hidden cellphone allowed for a rapid alert to security companies and police after a home invasion and vehicle robbery in Mtunzini last Friday, and a roadblock was quickly set up on the N2 at Umdloti to catch the fleeing suspects. But the panicked suspects in a stolen vehicle started shooting at police

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  • Counterfeit clothing worth R5m seized in Durban raids

    Counterfeit clothing worth R5m seized in Durban raids0

    Durban – Counterfeit clothing worth about R5m was seized in the Durban CBD during multiple police operations on Friday. According to police, a joint operation between various police departments, the Durban Metro, Home Affairs, brand representatives and the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) resulted in a raid of three clothing stores. “Brands such as

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