• Pitbull takes on armed robbers in Hillcrest

    Pitbull takes on armed robbers in Hillcrest0

    Durban – An alert Bullmastiff sent a gang of heavily armed robbers packing after they gained entry into his home and unexpectedly came face to face with the dog in Assagay, in the Upper Highway area of Durban on Thursday. Blue Security tactical ambassador for the Highway Area, Russel Lawson, said armed response officers had

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  • Cop killed, another critically injured in Durban shooting incidents

    Cop killed, another critically injured in Durban shooting incidents0

    Durban – Two policemen have come under attack in separate incidents in Durban in the last 24 hours. Earlier today a police constable was shot while pursuing suspected robbers in the Musgrave, Berea area. According to Garrith Jamieson from Rescue Care Paramedics the serious shooting incident took place off Winterton Walk. Jamieson described the policeman

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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