• Man shot dead on busy Pinetown street

    Man shot dead on busy Pinetown street0

    Durban – Police are investigating a shooting incident in which a 25-year-old man was killed on a busy street in Pinetown, west of Durban, on Tuesday. It is understood that the man, a bystander, was shot by members of a security company who were chasing smash-and-grab suspects. Police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele said the police

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  • Homeowner and his dog shot in Malvern house robbery

    Homeowner and his dog shot in Malvern house robbery0

    Durban – A homeowner and his dog have been hospitalised after they were shot during a house robbery in Malvern last night. Blue Security spokesperson Andreas Mathios said four men wearing balaclavas entered the house on Montgomery Road. “The resident’s wife was in the lounge which is an open plan to the kitchen. She heard

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  • Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence

    Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence0

    Durban – The Department of Correctional Services in KwaZulu-Natal has been shocked by the incident which led to the deaths of two married officials in Pietermaritzburg. The officials were declared dead after a shooting in their residence at Pietermaritzburg prison. “It has been reported that there was a gun shooting with a private firearm at

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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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  • 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

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

    Controversial Durban Islamic scholar ‘critical but stable’ after apparent hit outside court0

    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

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