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‘Tsunami’ nabs gunman

HARD work coupled with a stroke of luck resulted in police arresting a gunman suspected to be involved in a dramatic Mountain Rise armed robbery in May. Senzo Thobani Ntombela (33) appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday after […]


‘I knew I should keep calm and co-operate with the armed robbers’

AN Eston man who fell victim to armed attackers yesterday knew he had to keep his cool in order to survive. Arnold Pretorius (41) endured a 45-minute ordeal at the hands of three men — two with guns and one […]


‘Bullets were thundering’

2015-05-23 10:45 POLICE yesterday made a breakthrough in a house robbery case in which a prominent KZN businessman was targeted. Two vehicles involved in the heist were found. Magma Security was yesterday alerted to an abandoned white Subaru Forester spattered […]


Crime war in Mountain Rise

ONE of Pietermaritzburg’s best known crime fighters was nursing a gunshot wound to the cheek last night after a dramatic confrontation with a gang of heavily armed robbers. Shaheen Sulieman, of Magma Security, responded to an armed robbery with friend […]


Beer hall gang nabbed

A NOTORIOUS armed gang that had been terrorising the Pietermaritzburg CBD has been arrested after making the mistake of robbing a security guard. The group of six men, some of whom carry guns, are understood to have been behind a […]