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  1. LazyLion

    Robber Shot Dead on East Rand

    A house robber has been killed in a shoot-out with police in Actonville, on the East Rand, police said on Monday. A police patrol saw a group of men trying to break into a house in the Benoni area early on Sunday morning, said Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini. One of them pointed a firearm at the...
  2. LazyLion

    Five Killed in Shooting at a Hunting Shop in Russia

    An armed assailant on Monday killed five people, including a 14-year-old girl, in a shooting outside a hunting shop in the Russian city of Belgorod, police said. The man killed three of the shop's salespeople and two passers-by outside the premises in the southern city close to the border...
  3. LazyLion

    Durban Court Hears of Beheading

    Considerable force is needed to behead someone, the Durban High Court heard on Friday. Pathologist Nonhlanhla Shamase -- who carried out post-mortems on four men former Blue Bulls flanker Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana allegedly killed -- told the court that to chop a head clean off, an attacker...
  4. LazyLion

    SAPS Set Detection Sights Low

    Fictional super-sleuth Sherlock Holmes always aimed to solve 100 percent of the cases brought before him, but SA Police Service detectives have their sights set much lower. Briefing MPs on Thursday, senior police officers said their detective service aimed to increase its detection rate for...
  5. LazyLion

    Johan Kotze 'Modimolle Monster' Trial [UPDATE: Guilty!]

    The so-called "Modimolle monster" Johan Kotze and his ex-wife Ina Bonnette respected each other, he told the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday morning. He is accused of assaulting Bonnette, killing her son and forcing his workers to gang-rape her. "It was a happy marriage. The problems we...
  6. LazyLion

    Elderly Woman and Child Killed in Eastern Cape

    A man has been arrested for raping and killing an elderly woman and stabbing to death her great granddaughter, Eastern Cape police said on Monday. Major Zamukulungisa Jozana said the 89-year-old woman and the five-year-old girl were sleeping in their hut in Elliotdale on Saturday night when...
  7. LazyLion

    Man Admits to Murder in SMS

    A man has been arrested after he confessed to a murder in a text message to the police, it was reported on Thursday. A man had sent an SMS notifying police of his intention to kill himself and admitting to the murder of Lindiwe Ngwenya, reported the Sowetan. "Officers rushed to the man's...
  8. LazyLion

    Cape Town Mountain Safety Row

    An action group in Cape Town has sought legal advice to see if Table Mountain crime victims can take class action against SA National Parks and the city, it was reported on Thursday. More than 270 people have fallen victim to crime on the Table Mountain range, reported the Cape Times. If...
  9. LazyLion

    Three Life Sentences for Eastern Cape Rapist

    An Eastern Cape man has been given three life sentences for raping a girl in Makhaza location, Mooiplaas, in East London, police said on Wednesday. "The East London High Court handed down three life sentences yesterday [Tuesday] to 53-year-old Sbeke-beke Dyani for the repeated rape of a girl...
  10. LazyLion

    US Senators Reach Deal on Gun-Sale Background Checks

    Two US senators have reached a compromise to be announced Wednesday that would expand background checks for gun sales, an official said, in what could result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994. The deal comes four months after the Connecticut elementary school massacre that...
  11. LazyLion

    Missing KZN man found dead in car

    http://www.iol.co.za/dailynews/missing-kzn-man-found-dead-in-car-1.1498254
  12. LazyLion

    Reward Offered for Hospital Shooter

    Police are offering a R15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Durban hospital worker alleged to have shot dead a fellow worker earlier this year. Police spokesman Thulani Zwane said on Monday police were still looking for Khulekani Ntuli, 43. Ntuli, who worked at Durban's...
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    Just another cash in transit robbery.

    This is how it is done. Personally I don't have a problem as long as no people are killed. Keep in mind,this is 21st century South Africa we are talking about. Considering the alternative I am sure you agree with me...
  14. LazyLion

    Man in Court for Kemp Murder

    A Zimbabwean man appeared in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Friday in connection with the murder of former Lions rugby player Johan Kemp, said police. Chastauka Nyamayaro would be back in court on April 12 and remained in custody, said police spokesman Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini. He was...
  15. LazyLion

    Heia Manager, Guard Shot Dead [Muldersdrift]

    Police have launched a manhunt after a security guard and the estate manager of the Heia Safari Ranch in Muldersdrift were shot dead this week. On Monday night around 11.50pm, security guard Sydney Ndata was shot dead, said police spokesman Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini on Wednesday. He and...
  16. LazyLion

    Man Found Dead in Boitekong

    The decomposing body of a 28-year-old man was found covered with rocks at Sondela informal settlement in Boitekong near Rustenburg, North West police said on Friday. "His face was swollen and there was blood around him -- an empty 9mm cartridge was found seven metres from the body," said...
  17. LazyLion

    Man Stabbed in Luka near Rustenburg

    A 45-year-old man died in hospital after he was stabbed in Luka near Rustenburg on Friday, North West police said. Sergeant Kelebogile Moilwa said the man was stabbed after an argument at a tavern. "It's alleged that the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim in his ribs. The...
  18. LazyLion

    Boy 15, Jailed for Raping Sister

    A teenager was jailed for eight years by the Esikhawini Regional Court on Thursday for raping his younger sister, KwaZulu-Natal police said. The 15-year-old boy raped his six-year-old sister in December last year while their grandparents had gone to church, Captain Thulani Zwane said. The...
  19. LazyLion

    Five Appear for IFP Murder

    Five men accused of accused of killing an IFP supporter appeared briefly in the Durban Regional Court on Thursday. The matter was postponed to April 15 for Skhumbuzo Nxumalo's new attorney, Lungile Kheswa, to listen to recordings of the bail application proceedings. Mgezeni "Bhungu" Gwala...
  20. LazyLion

    Rapist Sentenced to Life

    The Ixopo Regional Court has handed a life sentence to a man convicted of raping a nine-year-old girl, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday. Captain Thulani Zwane said the man, 24, raped the girl in July 2011 in Nokweja. The girl's mother had left her and her younger brother alone to...
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