AU diplomat robbed, left stranded in Kenya

2016-08-31 14:47

A senior official with the African Union is stranded in Kenya after his travel documents and confidential files went missing in Nairobi during the just ended international conference, a report says.

Robbers stab, strangle man

2016-07-08 10:50

The brutal killing of a Mondi employee for a laptop and cellphone on Sunday has rocked the community of Seven Oaks, outside Greytown.

Child held at gunpoint as robbers hit Copesville home

2016-06-23 14:25

A four-year-old child had a gun put to his head as robbers ransacked his family’s Copesville home on Monday evening.

Police take steps after robberies in city suburbs

2016-06-14 10:55

Police have upped their game in the city’s northern suburbs after noting a spike in house burglaries and robberies in the past three weeks.

Security guard held at gunpoint as robbers strike garage in CBD

2016-06-07 10:28

A dramatic robbery in central Pietermaritzburg on Monday saw four armed men escape with a safe filled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Robbery victim gets goods back while making a statement

2016-05-27 09:48

Townhill police worked so fast to arrest five alleged robbers that the victim was still completing his statement at the police station when his attackers were nabbed.

Man attempts to rob car wash... with a bag of chips

2016-05-16 09:31

Authorities say a man tried to rob a car wash in Northern California with an empty potato chip bag and an alleged handgun

Temple robbed yet again

2016-05-09 10:00

Burglars struck again at the Northdale Siva Nyana Sabha in Chetty Road, making this the third break-in at the temple in just over a week.

Judge stops bail of suspect Capitec Bank robber in lengthy judgment

2016-05-04 08:32

High court Judge Rishi Seegobin started his judgment in the trial of three men facing multiple counts arising from an attempted heist at Capitec Bank in Richmond on Tuesday by immediately cancelling the bail of one of the trio.

Robber killed in shootout

2016-04-22 10:13

A raging gunbattle broke out when armed robbers attempted to break into the house of a high-ranking Pietermaritzburg police officer on Wednesday night.


Robbery victims wounded, woman spots one of her attackers

2016-07-25 12:31

A Chase Valley couple were among the victims of three separate robberies in Pietermaritzburg over the weekend.

Robbers strike close to PMB family’s heart

2016-06-28 13:49

Theives made off with an 112-year-old brass lamp, among other sentimental items, after they ransacked a family temple in Raisethorpe on the weekend.

Tongaat couple hurt during robbery

2016-06-20 11:44

A farmer, Simon Shepherd (79), was admitted to intensive care in hospital after panga -wielding men attacked him and his wife, Joy (78), on their farm in Tongaat in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Three held after cigarette delivery van hijacking

2016-06-08 13:07

After a physically grueling and dangerous chase through the bush near Umbumbulu, police and members of a private security company arrested three alleged hijackers who robbed a cigarette delivery van on Tuesday.

Last puff for ciggy thieves

2016-05-27 11:16

A gang that could be linked to a string of cigarette heists was taken down in a series of high-speed car chases on Wednesday.

Robber denies water torture

2016-05-18 11:21

The man accused of pouring boiling water over members of the Lakhi and Vally families in a bid to force them to hand over valuables during a robbery in 2012, denied on Tuesday that he had anything to do with the “water torture”.

Duo convicted for robbery, not murder

2016-05-13 08:27

A former domestic worker and her boyfriend were convicted by a high court judge in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday of involvement in the robbery of her Durban employer, Kay Sewcharan (60) but not of her murder.

Richmond bank robbery trio guilty of cop’s murder

2016-05-05 10:30

Three men have been found guilty of 23 charges including murder of a police officer arising from a foiled heist at Capitec Bank in Richmond in January 2014.

Three survive attack at home

2016-04-25 10:00

An elderly couple and their daughter managed to fend off attackers during a home invasion in Lincoln Meade on Friday afternoon.

Five robbers shot dead, two escape after shootout with police

2016-04-05 11:30

The hunt is on for two men involved in an armed robbery syndicate after five of their accomplices were gunned down by police in Mooi River on Sunday.

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