“I don’t want anyone to go through what my daughter went through”
The case against the former accountant of a top city hospital charged with suspected fraud of over R2 million was not withdrawn by the State but bail conditions were relaxed.
The much-anticipated conclusion of the road-rage trial of Thobelani Khuzwayo was halted yet again yesterday with an unforeseen adjournment at the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court after Magistrate Muntukhayise Khumalo called in sick.
Irate residents of Sirkhod and Privet roads who neighbour the Park View informal settlement have lodged petitions for the removal of the settlement as they say it is the cause of the increased crime in the area.
A large quantity of dagga valued at about R10 000 was recovered recently when dedicated Mountain Rise policeman, Sergeant Stanton Padayachee, intercepted a man allegedly carrying two pink packets that he believed contained drugs in Copesville.
With families preparing to enjoy the holidays and celebrate the festive season, the family of murdered Northdale woman Vanessa Arlene Pillay are preparing for Christmas without their mum but hoping that they will finally get to know what happened to her and lay her to body to rest.
Just two months since it was launched, a SAPS special project has already delivered several blows to the illicit drug trade in Pietermaritzburg but warns that drug dealers are increasingly targeting children.
ANC youth league member Sthembiso Mhlongo, commonly known as Sthe, was shot at his home in Howick early this morning (Thursday).
Police are investigating the death of a former Pietermaritzburg woman after her body was found in a cupboard in her Sandton apartment. Her death comes shortly after her father, prominent local businessman Morgan Naidoo, was found murdered last year.
Pietermaritzburg’s wanna-be Houdini’s attempted escape from a police station first floor window thwarted by stationary police vehicle.
Police have arrested and charged a Northdale, Pietermaritzburg man for the alleged kidnapping and murder of his wife even though at this stage they haven’t located the murder scene or the woman’s remains.