Crime

Metal dealer unfairly tarnished, says family

The family of an arrested Raisethorpe scrap-metal dealer says they have been unfairly tarnished as “the source of all metal-theft crime in the area”.

Businessman’s massive fine

A city businessman who allowed rooms at his bed and breakfast establishment, situated next to a high school to be used by prostitutes, was slapped with a R250 000 fine.

Scrapyard dealer nabbed in sting operation

Allandale scrap yard owner nabbed for buying stolen goods. Hundreds of stolen taps, water meters, copper cables and brass ornaments discovered at scrapyard.

No answers for anguished father

Father of former accused hopes victim’s dad can find peace. “The justice system is not for us,” said an anguished and hopelessly frustrated Steve Naidoo after the state on Monday withdrew charges against Christopher Subbadu for the rape and murder of his only daughter, Litisha Naidoo.

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“We cannot come to terms with the loss”

The loved ones of an entire Pietermaritzburg family of eight who were killed in a horrific accident on the N2 on Sunday night are bracing themselves for the mass funeral tomorrow (Friday).

Teen mom throws baby into river

A search for a six-month-old baby girl ended in tragedy yesterday afternoon after she was found dead at the Msunduzi River on Woodhouse Road after the 19-year-old mother threw the infant over the river bank on Tuesday at around 3pm.

Baby snatched in CBD

A teenage mum has been left emotionally traumatised after her two-week-old baby was allegedly stolen by a helpful woman who offered to help carry the infant while she walked to the Ematsheni taxi rank after a day of Christmas shopping.

Mountain Rise police treats community

Approximately 1600 people turned up for a hot meal and festive season entertainment provided by the Mountain Rise Police Station on Wednesday at the Truro Hall.

Drunken speedster convicted for family tragedy

A drunk driver who five years ago crashed into a family of four, killing the parents, has been convicted of culpable homicide and for his scheme to avoid arrest and responsibility for his crime.
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