Verulam mosque attack: Caretaker in hiding

Durban in the News: Verulam mosque attack: Caretaker in hiding: The caretaker who was disembowelled during an attack on a Shia mosque in Verulam, north of Durban, is currently in hiding after being discharged from hospital. Sharks pivot: We haven't cracked any NZ code: Sharks flyhalf Robert du Preez says his side is still learning when it comes to playing against New Zealand opposition. Small businesses in KwaMashu, Inanda, Ntuzuma to be regulated: The Durban-based North Region Business Association has demanded that shop owners who are … [Read more...]

Mosque attack: Relative of slain worshipper says it was heartbreaking to watch him fight for his life

Durban in the News: Mosque attack: Relative of slain worshipper says it was heartbreaking to watch him fight for his life: "He was losing a lot of his blood and I was helping paramedics in their efforts to stop the blood," a relative of slain Abbas Essop has said. Defence lawyer questions whether PI and police legally gained access to accused's home: The lawyer representing the man accused of the murder of KwaZulu-Natal woman Siam Lee, has questioned the legality of the procedure police used to gain access to his … [Read more...]

Verulam mosque attack: ‘First they prayed, and then they wanted to kill’

Durban in the News: Verulam mosque attack: 'First they prayed, and then they wanted to kill': "First they prayed, and then they wanted to kill." That's according to Ali Nchiyane, the imam of the Imam Hussain Mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal, who survived an attack on worshippers. Suspect killed during shootout with KZN police on N2: A car chase on the N2 freeway in Shaka's Rock, near Durban, ended in a shootout between police and three suspects, resulting in the death of one suspect, police have said. KZN man gets 15 years for … [Read more...]

Attack on mosque described as a ‘heinous’ and ‘senseless’ crime

Durban in the News: Attack on mosque described as a 'heinous' and 'senseless' crime: Muslim Judicial Council, the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police have all condemned the attack at a mosque in Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal in which one person died and two were injured. 4 KZN ANC regions to hold elective conferences this weekend: The four KwaZulu-Natal ANC regions, which are expected to hold their elective conferences soon, have successfully convened their branch general meetings, the party's … [Read more...]