District fireman found shot near his car

2016-02-10 11:37

An uMgungundlovu District fireman was murdered in Mooi River while on duty during his night shift on Saturday.

Man who chopped up former girlfriend applies for bail

2016-01-29 10:49

A KZN magistrate will decide early next month whether to grant bail to a 21-year-old man who allegedly set fire to and chopped his former girlfriend into pieces.

Traffic: killer’s arrest ‘imminent’

2016-01-19 11:37

The police are still searching for Msunduzi municipal traffic manager Phumla Dlamini’s killer, but say his arrest is “imminent”.

Given five seconds to live

2015-12-21 14:06

With a gun to her head, an elderly Greytown woman fell to her knees and prayed for her life as the gunman started to count down from five.

Police on hunt for suspect in Durban resort murder

2015-12-10 09:45

Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly killed another man in a Durban hotel last week.

Murder convict was ‘cowardly’

2015-11-19 08:19

An attempt by a convicted murderer to take his own life after gunning down his lover was “cowardly”, a Pietermaritzburg court has heard.

Soni murder trial deferred

2015-11-17 08:27

The murder trial of businessman ­Rajivee Soni has been postponed until November 30 in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Soni recording was ‘susceptible to contamination’

2015-11-05 12:03

The cellphone on which a state witness in Rajivee Soni’s murder trial allegedly made a video recording became “susceptible to contamination” merely by being switched on.

Man sentenced to 25 years in jail for Greytown farm murder

2015-11-02 10:07

One of the killers of 65-year-old David Maratos on a farm in Greytown in 2013, has been jailed effectively for 25 years.

Soni admits being in video

2015-10-23 09:15

A disputed video recording featuring murder accused Rajivee Soni was finally viewed in the high court on Thursday.


Man involved in 2006 bottle store murder gets sentence reduced

2016-02-10 09:45

A man who was 18 years old when he took part in a robbery in which Johnny Canos (19) was shot dead at Pelham Bottle Store in 2006, on Tuesday succeeded in having his sentence reduced on appeal.

Man who allegedly murdered his brother-in-law surrenders to police

2016-01-29 10:49

The man allegedly behind the murder of his brother-in-law at their home in Stork Road, Northdale, has handed himself in to police.

Senior traffic cop shot dead

2016-01-15 13:00

Police have launched a city-wide manhunt for a municipal worker who is suspected of shooting a high-ranking municipal traffic police manager at the Washington Road traffic department in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday.

Soni to stay at home

2015-12-21 13:36

Murder accused Rajivee Soni made a last minute bid on Friday for the return of his passport before his trial was adjourned until next year.

Murder trial renewed

2015-12-02 10:01

A full bench of the Pietermaritzburg high court has granted an application to re-open the murder trial of a KZN businessman and the alleged hitman he hired to kill his business partner.

Man (29) admits to murdering girlfriend in Underberg

2015-11-18 09:59

A 29-year-old man admitted in the Pietermaritzburg high court yesterday that he shot his girlfriend at her workplace in Underberg before turning the gun on himself.

Bisley man killed in a hail of bullets

2015-11-05 12:35

Police say an arrest is imminent after a Bisley man was gunned down outside his home on Tuesday night.

Video a lie, says defence

2015-11-04 09:50

The man who alleges businessman Rajivee Soni hired him to murder doctor Bhavish Sewram in 2013, says he ­videoed Soni on his cellphone to have “proof” that Soni indeed hired him to kill the doctor.

Three held for ANC man’s murder

2015-10-23 10:00

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Richmond municipal security manager and ANC activist Mthulisi Ngcobo in the town last week.

‘Soni’s trial is not fair’

2015-10-22 10:35

Murder accused Rajivee Soni’s lawyer on Wednesday accused the state of “prosecution by ambush”.

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