Neighbourhood in shock after Zimbabwean pastor and his wife shot and killed in early morninghours robbery.
Former Pietermaritzburg policeman Mohammed Ebrahim appeared briefly in the Durban Commercial Crime Court on Monday after he was nabbed for pretending to be a paraplegic and receiving a substantial pay-out from the Road Accident Fund.
Business owners in the greater Raisethorpe area fed up with escalating crime have decided to pool resources, partner with the police and take the fight directly to criminals with the launch of local business policing forum.
Murder accused Rajivee Soni accused a key state witness of lying that he had been offered R100 000 to kill Dr Bhavish Sewram alleging instead that it was the doctor who had offered the state witness cash to eliminate him (Soni).
Pietermaritzburg businessman Rajivee Soni admitted last week in court that he had paid large sums of money to a key state witness and self-confessed “rogue cop” to drive assault and sexual harassment charges against murdered doctor Bhavish Sewram – but he had been forced to as the policeman had threatened to have him arrested on a protection order if he failed to do so.
Murder accused, Rajivee Soni, dropped a bombshell on his first day in the stand at the start of the defence’s case, alleging that Dr Bhavish Sewram’s mother-in-law assaulted the doctor with a sjambok after it emerged that Sewram and Soni’s wife were involved in a relationship.
Raisethorpe residents are rallying behind fellow residents in Khan Road, who are now facing assault and attempted murder charges, for apparently assaulting and apprehending three suspects who were allegedly in the process of breaking into a home in the area.
A nationwide strike by the National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) workers has brought many state hospital operations to a halt.
Quick thinking and swift action by a local supermarket owner resulted in thieves getting more than they had bargained for when they attempted to rob the Allandale supermarket based at the popular Steak Den establishment last week.
Yet another cyclist has been attacked while cycling in the area near Growing Parks – this time a 63-year-old cyclist was left high and dry after a mugger threatened him at knife point.
A 64 year old woman was found murdered in her home murdered in Jowett Crescent, Bellevue today. At around 1pm this afternoon the victim’s son came to visit her and found his mom lying in a pool of blood outside her house, with head wounds and bruises on her face. It is alleged she…