The majority of murders are committed by 15-34 year olds

A survey released by the Statistician General has found that 57.8% of murders are committed by people between the ages of 15 and 34.

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Domestic in murder case to seek bail

2016-04-29 09:22

Former domestic worker Emily Mchunu, who is charged with the murder of her late employer Ashraf Mohideen (57), is to apply for bail on May 9.

Another city nurse murdered

2016-04-25 12:00

Neighbours, family and friends gathered in numbers outside a Napierville home on Friday night where a local policeman allegedly shot and killed his wife.

Jogger’s family appalled by sentence

2016-04-06 23:00

The family of the jogger who was killed when she and her boyfriend were hit by a drunk driver in February are outraged at the killer’s 10-year sentence.

Joggers’ deaths: ‘Hit and run’ driver to plead today

2016-04-05 12:30

The motorist charged for the alleged “hit and run” deaths of joggers Sithabile Mkhasibe and Xolani Nxele at Dalton in February, is expected to plead to the charges on Monday.

Cops who cracked killer son

2016-03-28 13:30

A trio of Alexandra Road police station detectives whose investigative skills secured a 20-year sentence for father killer Jibraeel Mohideen, say they are confident his accomplices will also be convicted.

Four murders cast shadow over Easter weekend in PMB

2016-03-28 11:00

The Easter weekend saw four murders in Pietermaritzburg.

Family furious after student (22) is killed in mob attack

2016-03-24 11:59

Police are questioning several suspects in connection with the brutal vigilante-style murder of a 22-year-old Edendale man.

Burnt body: Imbali man held

2016-03-21 10:15

Within hours of finding the remains of an Imbali woman whose body was chopped into pieces and then burnt, police arrested a suspect for her murder at the weekend.

Twist to tycoon’s murder

2016-03-15 12:30

The blood of slain Pietermaritzburg ­businessman Ashraf Tajoodeen may have been shed at the behest of a close relative.


Teacher stabbed for cell phone

2016-05-04 08:32

Police are on the hunt for a man who stabbed a Pietermaritzburg primary school teacher to death after he foiled their attempts to steal his cellphone.

Murdered cop’s family outraged by ‘light’ sentence

2016-04-26 12:16

Relatives of murdered Pietermaritzburg policeman Bongani Lembethe expressed outrage yesterday at the sentence imposed on his killer and former lover Tembelihle Ngcobo (32).

‘Arrest imminent’ in nurse’s murder

2016-04-12 10:51

The funeral for Grey’s Hospital nurse Sindisiwe Shelembe, who was shot and killed on her way to work last Thursday, will be held on Sunday.

Joggers’ killer jailed

2016-04-06 11:00

The man responsible for killing two joggers in Dalton in February has pleaded guilty and was yesterday sentenced to 10 years.

Mohideen hitman accused abandons bail application

2016-04-05 12:15

One of the men allegedly hired to murder Pietermaritzburg businessman Ashraf Mohideen (57) on Monday abandoned his application for bail in the magistrate’s court.

Killer son puts family in crisis

2016-03-28 11:30

The brutal stabbing of Pietermaritzburg businessman Ashraf Mohideen (57) at the behest of his son and the killers he hired, has thrown his family into crisis and caused his business to close down.

Murder: 20 years for son

2016-03-27 20:35

No matter what he may have done, Pietermaritzburg businessman Ashraf Mohideen (57) did not deserve to die as he had, a judge said on Wednesday.

Killer mother sentenced

2016-03-21 10:45

Killer mom Thandi Truelove Ndlovu (43) of Hammarsdale was sentenced to 20 years’ imprisonment on Friday for arranging the murder of her daughter, Nompumelelo Mthembu (25).

Hammarsdale mother to face sentencing for murders

2016-03-18 11:30

A judge will pass sentence today on a Hammarsdale woman who hired killers to murder her daughter.

March planned for slain Sinoxolo Mafevuka

The Social Justice Coalition is planning a march in Town Two, Khayelitsha following the murder of Sinoxolo Mafevuka. Her half-clothed body was found dumped in a toilet 13 days ago.

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