Category: Murder

  • constable set ablaze by partner for having an affair

    constable set ablaze by partner for having an affair

    In Chennai,India – A constable was allegedly set ablaze by his partner on Sunday. The man was allegedly set ablaze after his partner learned that he had an affair with one of his colleagues. The victim has suffered 80 per cent burn injuries in the incident and treatment is being administered to him. The constable…

  • “Stop ill-treating the elderly”- Kavala

    “Stop ill-treating the elderly”- Kavala

    Angry mob killed two elderly persons in Ntchisi District over witchcraft allegations, a second incident in two weeks that has attracted condemnation. Ntchisi Police spokesperson, Richard Kaponda, said the angry mob killed 78-year-old Dickson Thomas from M’njeza Village and his 69-year-old wife Veronica Semion from Mataya Village, both from Traditional Authority (T/A) Nthondo in the…

  • Two shot dead due to taxi wars

    Two shot dead due to taxi wars

    Two men believed to be linked to a taxi association in Ladysmith, western KwaZulu-Natal, have been shot dead. Last month, taxi operators blockaded the roads leading into the Ladysmith central business district, including the taxi rank for transport to Durban. It was believed that the Sizwe and Klip River Taxi associations were fighting over who…

  • Bodies of 2 blindfolded children found in shallow grave

    Bodies of 2 blindfolded children found in shallow grave

    Two days after the body of a girl and boy were found in a veld in Soweto, their decomposing remains have not yet been identified, Gauteng police said on Wednesday. A passer-by discovered the bodies buried in a single shallow grave behind Slovoville cemetery. The boy is estimated to be about 11 and the girl…

  • Man handed 2 life terms for murder of elderly couple, 58 years for terrorising farming communities

    Man handed 2 life terms for murder of elderly couple, 58 years for terrorising farming communities

    A man who terrorised the farming communities of Robertson, McGregor and Bonnievale in the Western Cape, and murdered an elderly couple, was sentenced to two life imprisonment terms and an additional 58 years, for his violent crime spree which lasted for more than a year. The Western Cape High Court found Jeffrey Thompson guilty of…

  • DEAD COUPLE FOUND ON DURBAN SAND DUNE, MAN STILL HAD KNIFE IN HIS CHEST

    DEAD COUPLE FOUND ON DURBAN SAND DUNE, MAN STILL HAD KNIFE IN HIS CHEST

    A plastic and cardboard seller was taking a walk on a Durban sand dune when he made a gruesome discovery a dead couple of Indian origin whose bodies were riddled with stab wounds. “He found the bodies of an Indian male and female on the sand dunes with stab wounds. The male still had the…

  • Two teenagers arrested in line with 12-year-old boy’s death at a special school

    Two teenagers arrested in line with 12-year-old boy’s death at a special school

    Two teenagers have been arrested in Polokwane, Limpopo in connection with the death of a 12-year-old pupil at a special school in Seshego. Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said two pupils aged 14 and 16 were expected to appear in the Seshego Magistrate’s Court on Monday after a murder case was opened. The Limpopo education…

  • Girl, 13, arrested for allegedly bludgeoning grandmother to death

    Girl, 13, arrested for allegedly bludgeoning grandmother to death

    A 13-year-old girl has been arrested for the murder of her 63-year-old grandmother, who was found bludgeoned to death in her home in Jan Roz Crescent in Fairbreeze, Tongaat, north of Durban, on Monday. At about 09:43, members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) arrived on the scene and found Tongaat police and the provincial…

  • A 17-Year-old-boy in Northern Cape arrested for the alleged murder of his grandmother

    A 17-Year-old-boy in Northern Cape arrested for the alleged murder of his grandmother

    A 17-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly killing his 64-year-old grandmother, Northern Cape police said. The teen ostensibly had an argument with her in Seekoei Street, Grootdrink, just outside Groblershoop, on Thursday, said Captain Olebogeng Tawana. “The suspect was arrested on the scene.” He will appear in the Groblershoop Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The woman…

  • 2 arrested after ‘pregnant’ teen found dead

    2 arrested after ‘pregnant’ teen found dead

    Two teenagers were arrested in yet another teenage murder case in Limpopo following the gruesome discovery of the body of a 17-year-old girl in Mokopane, outside Polokwane on Saturday. Police have identified the deceased as Tebatjo Nkoana, who never returned home after leaving for school at about 06:40 on Friday. Her body was discovered by…

  • Limpopo man sentenced to life in prison for murder after stabbing wife 17 times

    Limpopo man sentenced to life in prison for murder after stabbing wife 17 times

    A Limpopo man who stabbed his wife 17 times was sentenced to life in prison in the Limpopo High Court last Thursday, after he was convicted of her murder. He claimed her wounds were self-inflicted. Prince Khumalo, 40, murdered his 31-year-old wife Lindiwe Sibiya at their Lephalale home in Limpopo on April 27, 2018. According…

  • Mali army loses 24 soldiers, 17 militants in Niger border attack

    Mali army loses 24 soldiers, 17 militants in Niger border attack

    Another 29 were also injured during a joint operation between troops from Mali and Niger in the Gao border region. Mali’s army said 17 “terrorists” were killed and 100 suspects were being held in Tiloa, in Niger. It comes weeks after 54 troops were killed in another attack in Mali – one of the deadliest…

  • Man repeatedly raped mother, sister, sister-in-law; murdered by family members

    Man repeatedly raped mother, sister, sister-in-law; murdered by family members

    Four members of a family, including the father, were arrested for allegedly murdering his son who was an alcoholic. The incident was reported from Datia in central Madhya Pradesh and the gory details of the case left even the policemen in shock. Upon questioning family members after the deceased’s body was found in the nearby…

  • Woman arrested in connection with KwaZulu-Natal baby found dumped in drain

    Woman arrested in connection with KwaZulu-Natal baby found dumped in drain

    A woman has been arrested in connection with the dumping of a newborn baby in Durban last week. According to KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbhele, the 27-year-old was arrested while she was at a local hospital. The baby girl was saved after emergency services conducted a mammoth three-hour rescue from a storm drain pipe. This…

  • College Student Stabbed to Death by Boyfriend After She Broke His Heart

    College Student Stabbed to Death by Boyfriend After She Broke His Heart

    In Kisum,Kenya-Report reaching this publication reveals the ad news on the death of a Polytechnic student who was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend. Dorcas Jamilla Ouma is a first-year student of Kisumu Polytechnic and it’s believed her boyfriend stabbed her multiple times for breaking his heart on Tuesday, 12th November 2019. The boyfriend is a…

  • Gruesome: How soldier lured wife and kids to death

    Gruesome: How soldier lured wife and kids to death

    The soldier who is being held by police in connection with the murder of his estranged lover and two children had planned to attend his daughter’s birthday. Major Peter Mugure had asked Joyce Syombua to bring Shanice Maua, 10, and Prince Michael, 5, to Laikipia Air Base in Nanyuki so that they could catch up…

  • FORMER POST OFFICE WORKER PLEADS GUILTY TO RAPING AND KILLING UYINENE MRWETYANA

    FORMER POST OFFICE WORKER PLEADS GUILTY TO RAPING AND KILLING UYINENE MRWETYANA

    Standing in the dock of the Western Cape High Court for a pre-trial on Friday, he said he understood the charges. “The State has also consulted with the parents and family of the deceased fully and I have explained in great detail the contents of the document and the processes to be followed,” said State…

  • Man ‘beats up’ wife to death over infidelity

    Man ‘beats up’ wife to death over infidelity

    In Bulawayo,Zimbabwe – A man has been arrested for allegedly fatally assaulting his wife with an electric cable and a log accusing her of having an extra-marital affair. A 24 years old Mike Nyoni of Pumula South suburb allegedly assaulted a 21 years old Ms Moderate Ngwenya on her thighs and buttocks before hitting her…