Ladysmith robbers sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for R600

Proving the old saying, "crime does not pay", six Ladysmith thieves have received hefty sentences for stealing a…

Osizweni man caught in a house with a firearm, but can’t explain why he was there

After being caught inside a house in Osizweni, KZN, an armed 31-year-old man claimed he had no idea why he…

Tip-off on illegal firearms leads Osizweni SAPS to alleged hitman

In a recent report, the Osizweni SAPS have apprehended three people, one of which is a suspected hitman…

Homeowners sleep as home burgled in Fernwood, Newcastle

Newcastle Crime Fighter Task Team explained that the burglary on 28 July 2022, occurred while the homeowners…

Bergville Municipality’s Mayor survives assassination attempt

Another Northern KZN political figure has escaped a violent end. This time, the target was the Bergville Municipality’s Mayor

Newcastle’s Deputy Mayor finds himself under digital attack

Newcastle Municipality’s Deputy Mayor, Cllr Musa Thwala has yet again found himself the target of criminal acts.

K9 Unit stops vehicle transporting explosives on Albert Wessels Drive, Newcastle

On Friday, 29 July 2022, the Newcastle K9 Unit discovered a vehicle transporting explosives in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.

Courageous child bites four-year-old girl’s rapist

Warrant Officer Basheer Khan explained that the incident unfolded on a farm in the Acton Homes area of Bergville,…

ActionSA Councillor shot in Osizweni, KwaZulu-Natal

Potential political strife has hit Northern KwaZulu-Natal, with an ActionSA Councillor shot in Osizweni on Tuesday night, 26 July 2022.

Will Glencoe murder accused farmer, Garth Simpson, walk free?

Nearly a year later, the legal proceedings against the farmer accused of murder are finally coming…

Substantial amount of “Kat” discovered in Lennoxton, Newcastle

This comes hot on the heels of law enforcement arresting a man for dealing in Kat…

KZN home transformed into a gut-wrenching crime scene

The lives of a 35-year-old woman, her 65-year-old mother, and her seven-year-old daughter were horrifically snuffed…

Couple tied up during house robbery in Sunnyridge, Newcastle

Yet another violent house robbery has been reported in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. This time in Jade Street,…

Four men caught in Utrecht with R400 000’s stolen copper cables

After a joint operation with Kingsley Visible Policing, Newcastle Hawks successfully apprehended four men for stealing copper cables

Osizweni man found with AK47, could be linked to various crimes

A 31-year-old man is now the subject of intense scrutiny, with the Osizweni SAPS to profile him…

House robbery victim on Uranus Crescent, Newcastle, attacked with a panga

After returning to his home on Uranus Crescent, Signal Hill, a Newcastle resident walked into an ordeal that has…

Security guard shot outside pump station in Estcourt

A security guard at the Forderville Pump Station in Estcourt was shot and killed during the early hours…

Two men stoned to death with cement blocks in Madadeni, KZN

Newcastle SAPS Spokesperson, Lizzy Arumugam explained that the grisly discovery was made at 2 am on Wednesday…

Two commercial farmers shot in Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

Taking place on Wednesday evening, 13 July 2022, two farmers were at their business premises, situated on…

Newcastle pawn shops, scared parents and Osizweni youth gangs

This rang true as the child gang issue continued with more elements and dynamics being thrown…

21 cameras going up in Riverside Industrial, Newcastle, due to crime

According to a source, the security guard had been conducting his duties at a business premise,…

Suspects still at large, following foiled Utrecht Cash-In-Transit heist

An attempted Cash-In-Transit heist outside Utrecht on Wednesday evening, 6 July 2022 resulted in failed criminals fleeing in a hail…

Three Newcastle Taxi Rank businesses caught with R40 000 illegal cigarettes

Newcastle KZN local SAPS have been tackling crime. This comes after R40 000 worth of illegal cigarettes…

Pharmacies raided on Kirkland and Allen Street, Newcastle

Two Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal pharmacies are now in hot water after police raided their businesses on Thursday, 29 June…

Woman shot dead in business on Voortrekker Street, Newcastle

Late on Thursday night, 30 June 2022, in a well-known social establishment on Voortrekker Street, Newcastle—a woman…

Mob beats truck driver after hitting a pedestrian on N11, Newcastle

According to Newcastle SAPS the incident unfolded on 24 June 2022, at around 6:30 pm, just north of Ncandu Park,…

Underground brewery discovered in Amiel Park, Newcastle

After receiving valuable intel, a group of local law enforcement agencies came together to shut down…

Hawks arrest suspect as another NKZN Municipality loses essential cables

This follows the arrest of a Vryheid resident, who was dealing in copper cables, stolen from the Abaqulusi (Vryheid)…

Traffic cop asks for R10 000 bribe for “fraudulent license disk”

A traffic officer faces jail time, after attempting to obtain an enormous bribe from a motorist…

Body with multiple gunshot wounds found along the road in Madadeni

The body of an unidentified man was found in Madadeni on Saturday, 25 June 2022, according to KwaZulu-Natal SAPS.

Madadeni paedophile lures 13-year-old girl into home

Heartbreakingly, a 13-year-old girl was raped in Section 5, Madadeni, by a 27-year-old man over the…

Couple who stole from the KZN Blind and Deaf Society tells how

Couple, Ruvanya Ramiah and Ayush Rambally, have pleaded guilty to fraud and theft in the Durban Specialised…

Watch: Ladysmith hijackers can’t get car into reverse seeing them flee the scene

According to a report, an attempted hijacking took place shortly before 6.30 pm outside a business…

Volksrust, Amersfoort and Wakkerstroom SAPS nab murderer while hitchhiking

Amersfoort SAPS arrested a 29-year-old man, wanted for the murder of his 34-year-old girlfriend, Nomalanga Zwane.

Police line-up sees Madadeni murderer behind bars

The wheels of justice are finally in motion, following the tragic passing of Minenhle Matthews, who…

24 firearms, two explosive devices and 90 rounds of ammunition recovered in Weenen, KZN

Police have recovered 24 firearms, 90 rounds of ammunition, and two explosive devices in Weenen, outside of Estcourt.

Home invaders tie up victims in Schuinshoogte, Newcastle

A Newcastle couple endured a traumatic experience after their home was invaded by two men on…

One arrested, following break-in at Lennoxton business

Break-ins continue to escalate in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, according to Newcastle Crimefighter Task Team’s Imran Ghafoor.

Osizweni Youth-based Gangs turn streets into a “war zone”, again

All but disappearing after quite some time, youth-based gangs in Osizweni are back on the street,…

Ladysmith residents be warned, “municipal contractors” trying to gain access to homes

Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal residents need to be on high alert as there is a team of men operating under…

KZN Teacher’s assistant feels overworked and pressured, has principal murdered

Sibonelo Prince Sikhakhane, a former teacher’s assistant, prepares to face 25 years imprisonment for his role…

Estcourt Deputy Mayor accused of involvement in Cash in Transit heist

Three security guards travelling in an armoured vehicle were ambushed by eight men on the R103,…

Warning: Person demanding R2 000 to secure a job at Estcourt Municipality fake

Desperate job seekers are being encouraged to pay R2 000 to secure themselves a job at the Estcourt Municipality.

Law enforcement pulls together to stop Cash in transit heist

A planned cash-in-transit (CIT) heist was foiled on Monday, 6 June 2022, thanks to highly efficient, quick thinking from…

Suspected thieves stuff stolen livestock into Datsun GO boot

Police officers recently discovered that the ingenuity/stupidity of criminals knows no bounds, especially when trying to…

Warning: Voortrekker Street and John Parks Avenue ATMs targetted for fraud

Newcastle Police are urging Newcastillians to practice caution while using local ATMs, following two fraud cases…

Two motorists robbed at gunpoint, on the same day, on Albert Wessels Drive

Adding to Newcastle's growing crime rate, two motorists were held up at gunpoint, on the same…

Local woman opens 11 funeral policies on husband’s name, before hiring hitmen

A KwaZulu-Natal woman will now spend many years in a tiny jail cell, after employing two…

Search for missing Alberton mother and toddler comes to end in Utrecht, KZN

The search for missing Alberton mother and her two-year-old son has come to a tragic end,…

Wanted suspect gunned down in shootout with police, in Weenen

A wanted suspect’s reign of terror has come to an end, after he was gunned down…