Crime round up

2018-11-01 06:00

LOCAL law enforcement has noted with concern a rise in reported cases of the theft of gate lights.

Security company owner Basil Lanka, from Lazer911, said they received more than 10 reports of stolen gate lights at residences around the Port Shepstone area.

“I think there is a syndicate going on and these people are definitely working with an electrician somewhere because there has been a huge spate of the same crime in the area,” said Lanka.


- A housebreaking was reported at Ilala Palms in Umzumbe on Monday. There were no signs of forced entry as the window to the apartment was left open. A flat screen TV, laptops, a rechargeable torch, and some cables were stolen.

- Also on Monday, a domestic worker was allegedly attacked by two unknown men at a house in Albersville. She said she ran into another resident’s yard for safety. The two men had allegedly emerged from a nearby bush.

- Siphosethu September will be appearing at the Port Shepstone Magistrate Court today on charges of drug possession. September was arrested at the Port Shepstone taxi rank after being found with 30 tablets of heroine.

He appeared in court on Tuesday and the matter was adjourned to Thursday so as to verify his given address.


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