Durban IT specialist accused of insurance coverage wire fraud

Mandisa Somhlaba, 34, appeared within the Durban Specialised Business Crime Courtroom this week for alleged fraud. It is understood Somhlaba labored as an IT Specialist for an organization that supplied pc help to a serious insurance coverage firm in Durban. Hawks officers say for 12 months, from April 2014, Somhlaba allegedly downloaded purchasers’ private data… Continue reading Durban IT specialist accused of insurance coverage wire fraud

Shock as respected cops arrested over cigarette corruption are named

Durban – The provincial Anti-Corruption Unit arrested two police officers from Durban Central Station yesterday for corruption, theft and defeating the ends of justice. This as 11 respected police officers were in the dock at Chatsworth Magistrate’s Court on charges of theft and corruption related to cigarettes and cash. They appeared in two different cases.… Continue reading Shock as respected cops arrested over cigarette corruption are named

WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Pietermaritzburg – Video footage of a robbery at a business in Northdale, Pietermaritzburg have emerged online. Seven armed men stormed into the business on Sunday and made off with phones and about R50 000 in cash. Three video footages of the incident show the robbery as it happens. The gunmen pull up to the store… Continue reading WATCH | Business robbery in Northdale, PMB caught on camera

Police arrest alleged estate agent fraudster in Durban

DURBAN – Police have apprehended a female suspect in Durban in connection with multiple counts of estate fraud. In a statement on Tuesday, police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said the 39-year old woman was arrested in the Effingham area on charges of falsely advertising flats for sale between September 2018 and October 2019. “She would… Continue reading Police arrest alleged estate agent fraudster in Durban

Blue Security warns Durbanites of increase in violent home invasions

Durban – Blue Security Durban is warning residents living in and around the city and its suburbs to be more vigilant and increase security measures following a spate of home invasions recently. “Blue Security tactical teams and reaction units have seen a definite increase in incidents of home invasions, especially in the past fortnight,” said… Continue reading Blue Security warns Durbanites of increase in violent home invasions

Man arrested for raping elderly woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter

Durban – A suspect has been arrested just hours after he allegedly raped a 51-year-old woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter at their Chesterville home, yesterday. Police’s Thembeka Mbele says the suspect was the victims’ neighbour. The suspect went to their house and knocked at the door. Upon answering, he threatened them with a knife. Mbhele… Continue reading Man arrested for raping elderly woman and her 7-year-old granddaughter

ANC councillor killed in hail of bullets at his Umlazi home

An ANC councillor, Bhekithemba Phungula, was shot dead on Tuesday night by unknown gunmen. His murder comes just a few weeks after two other party leaders were gunned down. Phungula was the Ward 84 councillor and also a branch chairman. He was “killed in a hail of bullets by unknown assailants at his Umlazi home”,… Continue reading ANC councillor killed in hail of bullets at his Umlazi home

Watch: Mtubatuba farm burnt down by angry community

Four Mtubatuba farm homesteads, workshops, equipment and tractors were burnt down by around 200 residents from a neighbouring community after a boy drowned on the farm at the weekend. ‘The farm owner found a group of people fishing illegally in the river yesterday and chased them away as it was on private property,’ a tenant… Continue reading Watch: Mtubatuba farm burnt down by angry community

Driver killed, 3 teachers wounded after gunmen open fire on taxi in Wartburg

Durban – A taxi driver has been killed and three teachers left critically hurt in a shooting in Wartburg near Pietermaritzburg on Tuesday morning. The three teachers, all from the Masijabule High School have been transferred to hospital in a critical but stable condition. The driver was fatally injured and pronounced dead on the scene.… Continue reading Driver killed, 3 teachers wounded after gunmen open fire on taxi in Wartburg