Tag: Dog Squad


Bangladeshi businessman kidnapped in Northdale

A 24-YEAR-OLD Pietermaritzburg-based Bangladeshi businessman is missing after he was kidnapped at his brother’s shop in Northdale on Sunday morning. However, The Witness understands that one suspect has been arrested and is expected to appear in court this week. Jasim […]


Richmond robbers on run

RICHMOND police and private security officers were searching last night for a gang of seven men who robbed a local store, firing wildly as they fled the scene. The men took cash and stock, but failed in their attempt to […]


Escapee had a hit list of people to kill

NOTORIOUS KwaZulu-Natal escapee Sthembiso Vincent Shabalala (34) allegedly had a “hit list” of people he wanted to assassinate while he was on the run from police. He is also alleged to have called a key state witness who testified at […]


Hotel owner praises security firm for swift arrests

The owner of the Creighton Hotel, Chris Vermaak, has credited the work by Magma Security and Investigation for the swift arrests of seven suspects in connection with a robbery at his hotel last month. “There should be 20% credit going to […]


Widow’s tormentors arrested

TWO men suspected to have been involved in the torture of a 62-year-old widow in Thornville two months ago have been arrested. The men were nabbed in the early hours of yesterday morning by police members from Thornville, the Pietermaritzburg […]