Mooi River family attacked

2015-07-14 06:42

(File) (Shutterstock)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A MOOI River man was confronted at his home by five men who threatened to rape his daughter on Saturday afternoon.

According to police spokes­person Major Thulani Zwane, at about 4 pm, a Mooi River family were allegedly attacked by five armed unknown men at their farm in West End Road, Mooi River.

It is believed the men threatened to rape the man’s daughter ­unless he showed them where the safe is located. After the man followed their instructions, the five men robbed the family of their valuables at gunpoint.

The men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, cellphones and firearms before speeding off in the family’s vehicle.

A case of house robbery was opened at Mooi River police station and no arrest has been made.

Read more on:    pietermaritzburg  |  crime

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Mkhwebane makes her mark

2016-10-23 00:00 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.