Here is the sentencing for recently convicted Estcourt cop killer

"A KZN man will now be spending his life behind bars for the murder of an…

Two suburban Newcastle women endure violent home invasion

"On 21 February 2019, a Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal woman and her mother endured what most fear; a violent…

Estcourt, KZN wife pays husband’s hitman with car

"The Hawks from the Pietermaritzburg Serious Organised Crime Investigation Unit have arrested a 39-year-old Escourt, KZN…

Taxi conflict erupts outside Newcastle Police Station

"Newcastle SAPS were forced to close a portion of Allen Street on 17 September 2021, following conflict…

Two say cheers to R500k’s weed on Vryheid/Pongola Road

"Two people are in police custody after being spotted on the Vryheid/Paulpietersburg Road with R500 000…

Hawks hunt for gang involved in daring Northern KZN cash-in-transit heist

"The Hawks are conducting a manhunt for a gang involved in a bold cash-in-transit heist in…

Man stabbed to death in Riverside Industrial, Newcastle

"A man was brutally stabbed to death in Macadam Street, Riverside Industrial, in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal."

Security guard goes on a murder rampage in KZN

"A security guard was shot and killed by police officers on Saturday, 11 September 2021, after he…

Arrested man in Newcastle, tries to bribe officer R50 000

"Hawks from the Newcastle Serious Organised Crime Investigation team arrested a 42-year-old man for corruption on…

R15 000 reward for suspected Newcastle political murderer

"Two years have passed since Martin Nkosenhle Sithole and Buthanani Golden Shange died in a hail…

Ramaphosa vows to protect whistleblowers following Babita Deokaran’s murder

"We South Africans are no strangers to political violence—holding a rich history over both the old…

Newcastle SAPS crime updates over the past week

"The continuous increase in crime across Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal's suburbs and CBD, has noted Newcastle police spokesperson…

Fourth suspect now in custody for Glen and Vida Rafferty’s murders

"A year later, and with three suspects in custody, a 33-year-old Sibongiseni Emmanuel Madondo has been…

SAPS offers R20 000 reward for locating suspect

"KwaZulu-Natal Police are offering a R20 000 reward in locating 28-year-old Sizwe Madoda Shelembe/Thabethe."

Police seize illegal cannabis to the value of R3 million

"On Tuesday, 24 August 2021, after receiving information, police stopped a truck transporting dagga from Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal,…

Head scratching crimes coming out Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

"South Africa's already world-leading crime pandemic has now slide clean off the table and into the…

KZN douchebag sentenced seven years for child pornography

"On Friday, 20 August 2021, the Ntuzuma Regional Court sentenced 22-year-old Tayib Galdari to an effective seven…

Kidnapped KZN infant reunited with his Mom today

"Thanks to responsible people getting their children vaccinated, even criminals, a KZN mother has been reunited…

Farmer escapes harm, five arrested for farm attack in Harrismith

"On Monday, 16 August 2021, at approximately 3.10 pm, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele explained that the 54-year-old victim…

Hawks on large-scale crime in Newcastle, Ladysmith, Dundee and Vryheid

"Sitting down with the skilled Newcastle branch of South Africa's Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks).…

Couple in Audi Q4 caught with R200k mandrax in Harrismith roadblock

"Proudly publishing the successes of law enforcement, in recent news, a criminal couple is expected to…

Middelburg business robber and six suspects with vehicle jammer arrested

"The South African Police Service is enjoying success in bringing criminals to justice. With this in…

Woman arrested at a Newcastle Sunnyridge B&B, with piles of CVs

"On Thursday evening, 5 August 2021, Newcastle Crime Fighter Task Team's Imran Ghafoor explains that Amajuba Crime…

Two men arrested, as law enforcement recover looted goods

"On Wednesday, 4 August 2021, information surfaced about hardware goods looted from businesses during the social unrest.…

Hawks seize “booga sugar” valued at half a billion Rand at Durban Harbour

"Half a billion rands worth of drugs were recently seized at Durban Harbour in an operation…

Protestors burn three trucks and bakkie on N2, between Ermelo and Piet Retief

"SAPS confirmed that three trucks and a double cab bakkie were set alight on the N2,…

Robbery, hijacking and kidnapping suspects arrested at Mooi River Toll Plaza

"Three men suspected to be involved in a series of serious crimes are set to face…

Ladysmith Mayor appears in court alongside his daughter

"The Mayor of the Alfred Duma Municipality in Ladysmith, Vincent Mayiboyi Madlala, appeared in the Ezakheni…

Drugs worth around R120 000 seized in Lennoxton, NKZN

"After being arrested with approximately R120 000 worth of drugs and R162 000 cash, three foreign…

Ithemba Security’s Morne Potgieter reflects on community’s efforts to protect Newcastle

"Not escaping the devastation of the recent events, Northern KZN, in a matter of moments, lost…

#ProtectSouthAfrica: Newcastle Volunteers needed, and businesses urged to close tomorrow

"The time has come for the community to continue its struggle against the growing unrest in…

KwaDukuza Council calls for calm and respect during unprecedented times

"In a media release, the KwaDukuza Municipal Council has noted with concerns and disappointment the level…

#ProtectSouthAfrica: Defy looters made to return goods in Ladysmith and more

"Not avoiding attack, Defy's newly launched multi-million Rand Warehouse and Distribution Centre in Ezakheni, Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal…

#FreeZuma protests: 23 Newcastle factories targeted by rioters—more than 6000 unemployed so far

Alex Liu of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce explains that the direct result of these factories…

DA to lay criminal charges against Zuma’s children and Malema for inciting violence

"The Democratic Alliance will be laying criminal charges against Jacob Zuma's children Dudu Zuma-Sambudla, Edward Zuma,…

BREAKING: President Ramaphosa to address the nation following outbreaks of violence

"President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation later today, Monday, 12 July 2021, on the government’s…

#FreeZuma: Chaos breaks out in Osizweni, Newcastle SAPS and Pick n Pay addresses rumours

"During the early hours of Monday morning, 12 July 2021, protestors attempted to close off the…

The illicit cigarette price war is sucking the life out of legitimate farmers and producers

"Illegal cigarette manufacturers are draining the lifeblood out of South Africa's legitimate tobacco farmers, processors, and…

Criminals linked to heists arrested during protection ceremony with a traditional healer

"While information around the incident was initially sparse, the South African Police have arrested seven suspects…

Two cash-in-transit vehicles bombed, one just outside of Ladysmith

"Chaos erupted on the R616 from Bergville to Ladysmith on Monday evening, 5 July 2021, following…

INTERPOL issues red notice for corruption accused Guptas

"The brothers - Atul and Rajesh Gupta– and their respective wives, Chetali and Arti, are accused…

Vrede man, Henk Beukes, dies after being assaulted by two men and home torched

"A 62-year-old man rescued from a house fire in Vrede, Free State, on Sunday, 27 June…

Wanted suspect: Political Detectives search for man linked to high-profile murder – R20 000 reward up for grabs

"As if out of a movie, on 12 May 2019, Martin Nkosenhle Sithole and Golden Shange…

Bee Industry Organisation calls for action, as beehive theft blossoms

"Often overlooked, an industry holding significant influence in more South African lives than most comprehend, the…

Madadeni teacher rapes 11-year-old girl in school toilets

"Abusing his power as an educator, a 53-year-old teacher from Madadeni, KwaZulu-Natal, allegedly forced himself onto…

Utrecht Principal (Umzilikazi Secondary School) canes Grade 12 learner – Democratic Alliance outraged

"A school in the Emandlangeni (Utrecht) area finds itself under the spotlight regarding allegations of corporal…

Three suspects involved in policeman’s death fatally wounded, two K9 unit dogs killed

"Three out of the four suspects linked to an armed robbery and the murder of a…

KZN dubbed “Rape Capital” of the country—serial rapist receives eight life sentences

"Reflecting further on the matter, she points out that brutal crimes against women have proven why…

As around 2000 people dig for ‘Diamonds’, thugs see opportunity

"Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele explains that while the Ekuvukeni Visible Policing members were monitoring the…

Broken society or legal system? Two more women savagely murdered

"She requested the court to consider the nature of the offence being gruesome and inhumane. She…