Horrific find of 8-year old’s body on the East Rand

childrape3The partly burnt body of an eight-year-old boy has been found in a field in the Ramaphosa informal settlement on the East Rand, police said on Tuesday.

“The boy was found dead with socks stuffed in his mouth and a … Read the rest

‘MK veterans’ trash Civic building

A group of people calling themselves military veterans trashed and looted the Germiston Civic Centre on Monday, the municipality said.

“We had a bunch of people masquerading as former MK (Umkhonto we Sizwe) members,” said Ekurhuleni mayoral spokesman Zweli Dlamini.

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Four illegal miners found dead on East Rand

guns_ak47sFour illegal miners died and 11 were wounded during a clash in a mine shaft in Brakpan North, Ekurhuleni emergency management services said on Monday.

“We’ve counted four [dead miners], but there’s a possibility that the number could rise,” said … Read the rest