Murder accused appears in court after shooting one relative dead and wounding another in her thigh during a family feud.
In an exclusive interview with sources close to the investigation chilling details have emerged about the serial killer who terrorized the city’s elderly in a month-long crime spree that saw three pensioners brutally murdered in two city-centre retirement homes.
Murder accused, Sherwin Goldstone, 22, appeared at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday, on three counts of murder and house robbery, abandoning his bail application.
The serial killer who brutally murdered three pensioners on separate occasions was arrested as he brazenly returned to Jacaranda Lodge at 1.30am yesterday (Wednesday) to strike again.
A third pensioner has been murdered in the Pietermaritzburg CBD in less than a month.
Update: It is alleged that one man was shot dead and two others wounded in a shootout with police on the N3 near Market Road this morning.
In less than a month, another pensioner has been killed in an old-age home in what appears to be a robbery for electronic items.
The Zulu family was left in a further state of shock, after the policeman who was alleged to have shot and killed their brother, Luleka Innocent Zulu, a Liberty cab driver, on Wednesday night – faced charges of pointing a firearm only and granted R1000 bail.
Accused Bongani Mncwabe, who was charged with the murder of Farhad Manjoo last month during an alleged issue over parking, was granted bail of R5 000 last Friday.
An unknown man is doing the rounds in the Northern suburbs preying on unsuspecting elderly women selling their prized family jewellery for cash.
Northdale’s notorious drug convict, Terrence Sindharbram, also known as “Terra”, his wife Vigie Pillay, known as “Cookie” and their son, Theodore Pillay, are out on R1500 bail each after they were arrested recently for dealing in drugs.