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…

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,…

Substantial amount of “Kat” discovered in Lennoxton, Newcastle

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

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…

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,…

GRAPHIC: Man’s charred body found trapped on Osizweni power station

To the surprise of Osizweni, KwaZulu-Natal residents, on 1 July 2022, a man's charred remains were found on live…

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…

Body found floating in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal’s CBD

A grisly discovery was made in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal's CBD on Sunday, 3 June 2022, according to Newcastle…

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.

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…

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…

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,…

Vryheid DA councillor survives assassination attempt

Political violence has yet again reared its head in Northern KZN, following an assignation attempt on Democratic…

Newcastle’s open drug use, petty crime and homeless dilemma

Drug use in Newcastle, Northern KwaZulu-Natal has spilled onto the street with people injecting themselves in public…

Men linked to Osizweni child gang, Last Warning, attempt to rob medical facility

A small group of young men linked to the gang, the Last Warning, targeted Osizweni Clinic…

Man in custody for beheading and burning 13-year-old child

A 29-year-old man is in police custody, for allegedly beheading and burning a 13-year-old boy on…

Another woman’s decomposing body found along riverbank in Dannhauser

The grisly discovery of a woman’s decomposing body has sent shockwaves through the small community of Dannhauser,…

Man dies while trying to escape with stolen chocolate

Maybe the adrenaline rush was just too much for a man you recently dropped dead while…

Three arrested after trying to break into Lennoxton home, twice

According to Imran Ghafoor of Newcastle Crimefighter Task Team, would-be burglars had set their sights on a home in the…

Newcastle Mall confirms one injury following robbery and is satisfied with security

Yet another armed robbery at Newcastle Mall, just months after the last, has seen numerous comments from…

Suspects on the run, following an armed robbery at Newcastle Mall

Four men are currently on the run from local law enforcement, following an armed robbery at…

Farmers jump into action, averting potential farm attack

This incident follows mere days after a farm attack on Wednesday, 11 May 2022, just outside of…

Man stabbed to death over pocket change, in Newcastle’s Industrial area

Following a brutal, alcohol induced attack in Newcastle's industrial on Saturday, 14 May 2022—two murder suspects are…

Vryheid’s Home Affairs Offices closed after all equipment stolen in armed robbery

The Department of Home Affairs in Vryheid is now closed until further notice due to five armed men emptying out…

Mercisha Tedpaul’s murder case unfolding, is her aunt involved?

With the court case continuing, new developments have left Tedpaul’s sister, Shristi Dookhi facing more unanswered…

Newcastle’s Hawks and K9 unit seize large amount of ammunition in Dundee

Newcastle Hawks and the Newcastle K9 and Explosive Unit have arrested a 61-year-old Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal man for being in possession of unlicenced…

Farm attack outside Newcastle leaves family traumatised, with four suspects on the run

A local family is now left traumatised after enduring a farm attack on their property just…