Crime and Corruption in South Africa

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Authorities are monitoring Shallcross in Durban after alleged drug kingpin Yaganathan “Teddy Mafia” Pillay was killed on Monday and two men suspected of his murder were beheaded and their bodies burnt.

Police monitoring Shallcross after Teddy Mafia’s murder

Authorities are monitoring Shallcross in Durban after alleged drug kingpin Yaganathan “Teddy Mafia” Pillay was killed on Monday and two men suspected of his murder were beheaded and their bodies burnt.

Alleged drug kingpin, Yaganathan 'Teddy Mafia' has been shot in an apparent botched robbery at his home in Shallcross on Monday afternoon.

Teddy Mafia shot dead, two men beheaded in Shallcross

Alleged drug kingpin, Yaganathan 'Teddy Mafia' has been shot in an apparent botched robbery at his home in Shallcross on Monday afternoon.

The KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner said while a proactive approach by communities in fighting crime was appreciated, he appealed to citizens not to break the law by assaulting suspects or destroying evidence.

Community nab school burglars, torch getaway vehicles

The KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner said while a proactive approach by communities in fighting crime was appreciated, he appealed to citizens not to break the law by assaulting suspects or destroying evidence.

During the violent home invasion a woman in her 70's was dead and another in her 40's was seriously injured. She was rushed to hospital by paramedics.

Chatsworth pensioner killed in violent home invasion

This was the second violent home invasion that occurred in the Durban area in the past 24 hours

On the stand was SAAT’s former head of procurement Nontsasa Memela. Memela faced tough questions on the role she played in the selling of the 12 GPU that was owned by SAAT and were sold for far less than their market worth.

SAA Technical irregular disposal of power units in spotlight at Zondo Commission

The controversial disposal of GPU owned by the South African Airways Technical in 2016 took centre stage at the Zondo commission on Monday.

A gang of heavily armed men forced a cash van off the road, forced it open with explosives, shot the driver then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. Kempton Park.
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Heavily armed gang shoots driver in the face and rob a cash van

A gang of heavily armed men forced a cash van off the road, forced it open with explosives, shot the driver then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. Kempton Park.

Patients at King Edward VIII Hospital are in fear after a patient went on a stabbing spree and injured three people.

Concern over security after patient goes on stabbing spree at hospital

Last month, the Daily News? sister paper, the Sunday Tribune, reported that two men walked into Clairwood Hospital during visiting hours and shot a patient dead

The eThekwini political leadership should account for depleted funds before asking for more money for the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), beneficiaries, unions and opposition parties have said.

Unions, opposition call for probe into eThekwini EPWP funds

The eThekwini political leadership should account for depleted funds before asking for more money for the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), beneficiaries, unions and opposition parties have said.

The Pietermaritzburg High Court issued an arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, after he skipped court on grounds of needing medical treatment, but High Court Judge Dhaya Pillay stayed the warrant until his corruption trial resumes on May 6.

Warrant of arrest issued for Jacob Zuma

The Pietermaritzburg High Court issued an arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, after he skipped court on grounds of needing medical treatment, but High Court Judge Dhaya Pillay stayed the warrant until his corruption trial resumes on May 6.

The Pietermaritzburg High Court issued an arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, after he skipped court on grounds of needing medical treatment, but High Court Judge Dhaya Pillay stayed the warrant until his corruption trial resumes on May 6.

Warrant of arrest issued for Jacob Zuma

The Pietermaritzburg High Court issued an arrest warrant for former president Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, after he skipped court on grounds of needing medical treatment, but High Court Judge Dhaya Pillay stayed the warrant until his corruption trial resumes on May 6.

The body of a two-year-old child - weighted down with a stone - was found in the Vaal River near Delportshoop, Northern Cape Police have said.

Kidnapped girl's body found weighted down in Vaal River

The body of a two-year-old child - weighted down with a stone - was found in the Vaal River near Delportshoop, Northern Cape Police have said.

Police Minister Bheki Cele has responded to Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head Robert McBride, who demanded that he withdraws the non-renewal of his contract, which ends next month.

Police Minister responds to McBride's ultimatum over employment contract

Police Minister Bheki Cele has responded to Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) head Robert McBride, who demanded that he withdraws the non-renewal of his contract, which ends next month.

The magistrate due to appear at the Carletonville Magistrate’s Court, his own workplace, to face charges of corruption and extortion on Monday allegedly demanded a “mere” R4 000 to ensure two accused women get bail.

Magistrate in the dock for allegedly demanding a 'mere R4k' bribe

The magistrate due to appear at the Carletonville Magistrate’s Court, his own workplace, to face charges of corruption and extortion on Monday allegedly demanded a “mere” R4 000 to ensure two accused women get bail.

When Thobile Sibanyoni found a note in her bedroom threatening to kill her only son Nhlanhla, who had gone missing on his way to school two weeks before, she thought it was a witty remark.

'I lost my only child over R13 airtime'

When Thobile Sibanyoni found a note in her bedroom threatening to kill her only son Nhlanhla, who had gone missing on his way to school two weeks before, she thought it was a witty remark.

Naka Drotsk é , the former Springbok hooker who was part of the 1995 World Cup team, is in critical condition after being wounded in a robbery at a smallholding in Pretoria.

Naka Drotské in critical condition after attack on smallholding

Naka Drotsk é , the former Springbok hooker who was part of the 1995 World Cup team, is in critical condition after being wounded in a robbery at a smallholding in Pretoria.

While Isipingo has in previous years claimed the unwanted hijacking hotspot, Phoenix recorded a 62,9 percent increase in carjacking in the recent crime statistics.

#CrimeStats: Phoenix a hijacking hotspot

While Isipingo has in previous years claimed the unwanted hijacking hotspot, Phoenix recorded a 62,9 percent increase in carjacking in the recent crime statistics.