Hijacker shot in high-speed chase in Amanzimtoti
Feb08

Hijacker shot in high-speed chase in Amanzimtoti

Durban – A high-speed chase and dramatic exchange of gunfire has ended in the arrest of a man, one of four linked to the shooting of an off-duty police officer in Amanzimtoti over the weekend. The alleged hijacker was badly wounded in a hail of bullets unleashed by vehicle tracking operators and remained in a serious condition in hospital under police guard, police said on Monday. The wounded man is alleged to have been part of...

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Dog finds drugs worth R500 000 at OR Tambo Airport
Feb02

Dog finds drugs worth R500 000 at OR Tambo Airport

Johannesburg – A sniffer dog found drugs with a street value of over R500 000 in two routine checks at OR Tambo International Airport, the SA Revenue Service said on Tuesday. The dog intercepted 77 blocks of compressed cannabis weighing 77kg, with an estimated street value of R107 800, which had been declared as citronella-scented wax melts destined for Budapest, Sars spokesperson Sandile Memela said. In the second incident, the...

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Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan
Aug17

Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter stabbed to death in Manhattan

New York – Actor Morgan Freeman is mourning the death of his granddaughter. She was found stabbed to death on Sunday on a Manhattan street. Police responding to a 911 call at about 03:00 found 33-year-old E’Dena (eh-DEEH’-nah) Hines lying on the street with multiple stab wounds to the chest. She was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital. A 30-year-old man was taken into police custody at the scene — in front of...

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SAM MEYIWA: SENZO’S KILLERS ARE THREATENING ME
Jun24

SAM MEYIWA: SENZO’S KILLERS ARE THREATENING ME

JOHANNESBURG – Slain Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa‘s father on Tuesday said he’s been receiving threatening calls from people he believes are his son’s killers. Sam Meyiwa has lashed out at police saying they’re not doing enough to find those responsible. In return, police have accused him of jeopardising the murder case by speaking to media and releasing information very close to the investigation. Meyiwa...

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Motorist spots cow head being lifted over a fence
May26

Motorist spots cow head being lifted over a fence

Four suspects were arrested for stock theft after being caught red-handed near Berlin outside East London on Monday. Farmer Vaughn Ahlschlager said a friend who was driving on the N2 had informed him about what appeared to be stock theft in progress when he was saw two men carrying a cow’s head over the fence on the highway. “The eyewitness than called me and we gave chase‚” said Ahlschlager. The farmer‚ who immediately called the...

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