ARTICLES RELATING TO THEFT

Thieves desecrate temple

2016-05-03 09:39

Burglars smashed down the wall of a local temple and stripped the building of copper pipes, kitchen items and significant brass Hindu idols at the weekend.

Brazen burglary leaves Wartburg resident furious

2016-03-23 09:04

It took burglars who targeted a Wartburg home less than 20 minutes to ransack the house and steal two cars.

Alert guards nab thief

2016-03-18 12:30

After being free for only four days, a Pietermaritzburg thief was hauled back into custody after dedicated work by Red Alert staff.

KZN attorney struck off roll for theft

2016-03-01 10:18

A Durban attorney has been struck off the roll after she was accused of stealing money from a homeless man.

Have you ever forgotten to pay for something?

2016-02-17 12:55

Cape Town mom is arrested for forgetting to pay for items.

Pinetown school burgled

2016-02-16 11:14

A Pinetown primary school is the latest target in a string of thefts of computers and school equipment believed to be the work of the “Gadget Gang”.

Brand your livestock

2016-02-08 09:30

Livestock thieves are well aware that if they are caught with unbranded stolen livestock, there is little chance of being convicted.

WATCH: SA car-jammer steals from unsuspecting driver

2016-02-03 15:58

A Cape Town driver becomes the latest victim of car remote-jamming. Watch as a thief is captured on CCTV stealing from a 'locked' vehicle.

‘Thirsty’ thief targets shops in CBD

2016-01-28 12:11

A cunning thief operating in Pietermaritzburg’s CBD distracts his victims by asking for water before making off with whatever he can grab.

Gang hits fourth school

2016-01-26 11:32

So brazen has the Gadget Gang become that its members have broken into yet another school and stolen computers, this time directly opposite one of the city’s biggest police stations.

 

Businessman ordered to repay ‘stolen’ cash

2016-04-12 09:45

Pietermaritzburg businessman Mthokozisi Phungula (29) was given a wholly suspended three-year sentence yesterday and ordered to repay R29 206,20 he admittedly stole from the KZN Education Department (DoE).

Power theft: Jika Joe man killed

2016-03-23 09:04

Another man has died at the Jika Joe informal settlement while trying to connect electricity wires illegally there.

Northern Park Primary robbed

2016-03-04 10:02

It is believed that the infamous “Gadget Gang” has struck again, this time at Northern Park Primary School.

Watch: Stolen TV gets stuck on thief's head thanks to a witch-doctor

2016-02-25 11:40

A suspected thief shocked residents of Busia town near the Kenya-Uganda border after a television set he had stolen from a Ugandan businessman allegedly got stuck on his head, a report says.

Alleged car thieves nabbed in Camperdown

2016-02-16 12:00

Two men suspected of being car thieves were arrested on Monday after they unwittingly abandoned a stolen vehicle under the watch of a CCTV camera.

‘Gadget Gang’ suspected in hit at Pinetown school

2016-02-11 10:00

The police are still searching for a gang responsible for a string of burglaries at schools in and around Pietermaritzburg.

SA car-jamming: Users share their shocking experiences

2016-02-04 10:01

'You won't believe how long remote-jammers have been operating' says an SAPS member, one of many Wheels24 users affected by car-jamming in SA. Read their shocking experiences.

Gadget Gang hits Cato Ridge, as 5 PMB schools assess their losses

2016-02-03 12:54

As yet another principal arrived to find his school had been burgled on Tuesday, other schools targeted in the recent spate of burglaries are counting the costs of the stolen and damaged ­property.

Man held on theft charges escapes from hospital

2016-01-27 12:20

A man arrested on theft charges at the weekend escaped from Northdale hospital yesterday while under police guard.

‘Gadget Gang’ a priority

2016-01-21 11:45

The police are still on the hunt for a gang of thieves who stole more than 100 computers from several Pietermaritzburg schools.

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