DA-councillor signs for two-hour sex chat summons

A R1 920 bill for a two-hour phone call to a sex line had a veteran DA councillor in the Msunduzi Municipality blushing when he unwittingly signed for the summons demanding payment that was delivered to his office last month.… Read the rest

Police constable among three arrested hijackers

SAPS_badgeOn Sunday, 8 December 2013 at about 13:45, members of SAPS Camperdown received a report from a cash-in-transit driver waiting at a local supermarket in Camperdown that a suspicious black VW Polo sedan was following them. Police immediately responded and … Read the rest

Police find stolen and unlicensed firearms

guns_ak47sAn intelligence driven joint operation by Pinetown Cluster and Pietermaritzburg Cluster Tactical Response Team members on Saturday, 30 November 20913 produced positive results. During their operations, four suspects aged 21 and 32 were arrested for possession of unlicensed firearms and … Read the rest

Man raped his step-daughter ‘to heal her’

childrape3A 60-year-old man has been jailed for life by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for raping his teenaged step-daughter, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

The man was sentenced on Tuesday for raping his daughter for eight years, said Colonel Jay Naicker.… Read the rest

Mob justice in KZN: suspected burglar killed

Four people have been arrested for allegedly killing a suspected burglar in Panorama Gardens, Pietermaritzburg, on Sunday morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

A 27-year-old man was found dead with multiple injuries in a drain after he was apparently caught trying to … Read the rest