Violent Durban ex 'scared of cops'

2012-09-13 08:03

Durban - A KwaZulu-Natal man hid out for two weeks as a specially formed police team hunted Durban city streets for him.

When Michael Padayachee was finally found, arrested and taken to court, he told a magistrate that he had been too afraid to go to the police and had feared for his life, the TimesLive reported.

"I knew that the police wanted me but I feared for my life and did not go to them because I didn't know if they had opened a case," said Padayachee in court.

A massive police search had been launched for Padayachee after he allegedly viciously attacked his ex-girlfriend, Tina Mbili, and left her for dead in a Phoenix park.

A prosecutor said Padayachee should not be granted bail as he was a danger to Mbili.

She had been granted a protection order against him and there were two other domestic violence cases also against him.

  • bernard.moore.754 - 2012-09-13 08:12

    If you want to beat a woman like a man, you must take your beating from the cops like a man.

  • arianna.tara.9 - 2012-09-13 08:13

    Let's see how manly you are with someone that hits back....wanker

  • Babalo Mpande - 2012-09-13 08:23

    Hey guys this man is a Monster.......He deserves to rot in jail.He rearranged Tinas face and she will never be the same again.He also threw his own baby over the way this is a Thug in the making

  • tin.can.501598 - 2012-09-13 08:32

    Relationships are for lovers and not for abused hostages !

  • dhavandran.palavar - 2012-09-13 08:38


  • siphom.mngadi.7 - 2012-09-13 08:39

    Wenzekahle wabanjwa aboshwe khona zomuqaqa iboshwa laphaya ejele

  • iceman196 - 2012-09-13 08:40

    wow a common bully, coward and a liar, lock this thing up and throw away the key

  • John Peter Steyn - 2012-09-13 08:44

    Papa wag vir jou. Jailbirds are gonna tap that ass.

  • charnelle.bester - 2012-09-13 08:52


  • louiseroger.higham - 2012-09-13 08:56

    This savage nust be locked up and hopefully the inmates will beat him to a pulp so he can feel what that poor woman went thru. Any man who beats a woman should be beaten up in prison.

  • maria.kave.5 - 2012-09-13 09:10

    @Pro- what the f@&&k are you talking about he? mxm

  • samantha.5243 - 2012-09-13 09:11

    I hope the cops beat this hell out this idiot before taking him in- you feel like a "big man" now that you beat a woman- you are scum!!!!

  • gaeleen - 2012-09-13 09:24

    feared for your life - damn well should after beating a woman half to death - air thief

  • lnd.leroux - 2012-09-13 10:07

    I agree Hugh -Pathetic!!!! He is definitely NO man he is at most a male!!

  • sisie.indola - 2012-09-13 10:18

    What a lame excuse. But you really felt like a he-man when you beat up a woman - shame on you.

  • rachael.vs.1 - 2012-09-13 10:58

    "Violent Durban ex 'scared of cops' " - what the hell? Doesn't anybody edit these stories before publishing? Anyway, hope that idiots fears are founded in jail.

  • Justice Schwart - 2013-05-30 15:21

    Too much of a coward. He can only beat up women - the low scum. Hope he goes to jail for a very long time the bustard.

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