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KZN man arrested for homicide, alleged sexual assault of 2-year-old stepdaughter – NEWPAPER24



KZN man arrested for homicide, alleged sexual assault of 2-year-old stepdaughter

2018-11-10 20:26:02

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been arrested for the homicide and alleged sexual assault of his stepdaughter, provincial police stated on Saturday.

The suspect is predicted within the Hlabisa Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom on Monday, a month after he fled and was apprehended whereas hiding in Buxedene, Nongoma.

In line with police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, a two-year-old baby was assaulted with a picket stick “as a result of she had messed herself” on October 14.

“She was then taken to the personal mortuary and the workers have been knowledgeable the kid couldn’t breathe. Through the examination, it was found that she was fatally assaulted and had been sexually assaulted.”

A case of homicide had been opened for investigation which resulted within the 29-year-old suspect’s arrest.

In a separate incident, a 37-year-old man has been arrested for his spouse’s homicide in Hibberdene.

He’s alleged to have shot her in Leisuredene on November 7, Mbhele stated.

“She sustained gunshots wounds to the pinnacle. The suspect reported the matter to the police, claiming that the deceased was shot by two unknown males.

“Intensive police investigation linked him to the homicide.” 

Mbhele stated the person will probably be charged and is predicted to look within the Umzumbe Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom quickly.


WATCH: Hammanskraal residents refuse to go close to faucets amid heatwave – NEWPAPER24




WATCH: Hammanskraal residents refuse to go close to faucets amid heatwave

2018-11-13 03:25:00

The issue’s been ongoing, and not too long ago sparked violent protests in close by Temba.

The Human Rights Fee has since intervened, holding discussions with metropolis and provincial officers on steps to treatment the state of affairs.

The town mentioned it is met its promise of offering clear water by the tip of August – however residents aren’t taking any possibilities.

* Newpaper24’s Masego Rahlaga has extra on this story.

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TAG Heuer watches snatched in East Rand mall theft – NEWPAPER24




TAG Heuer watches snatched in East Rand mall theft

2018-11-12 20:17:52

Robbers with a style for a particular model of watches robbed Jade Jewellers at East Rand Mall on Monday.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) stated armed robbers went into the shop beneath the guise of being prospects looking for a selected watch.

“The store assistant went to the show cupboard. The suspect produced a crow bar and smashed the glass cupboard and took solely TAG Heuer watches after which fled,” police spokesperson Captain Pearl van Staad stated in a press release.

WATCH: Robbers strip couple of R1.2m in Rolex watches and jewelry

Van Staad stated an officer who was close by intervened after listening to screams from members of the general public and pursued the suspects.

“The SAPS member fired a shot on the tyre of the car, however the suspects fled. Nobody was injured,” Van Staad added.

The precise worth of the stolen watches has not but been decided. It is usually unclear what number of had been taken.

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Nigeria appoints new commander in opposition to Boko Haram – NEWPAPER24




Nigeria appoints new commander in opposition to Boko Haram

2018-11-12 17:10:34

The Nigerian Military has appointed a brand new commander to guide the struggle in opposition to Boko Haram jihadists within the nation’s restive northeast, the place assaults on navy targets have spiked in current months.

Main Normal Benson Akinroluyo has changed Main Normal Abba Dikko as head of Operation Lafiya Dole, in keeping with a military assertion launched on the weekend.

Akinroluyo turns into the fifth commander in two years to go the struggle in opposition to the Islamist insurgents, who’ve staged a sequence of assaults on navy bases, killing dozens.

Dikko was solely appointed in July. Since then there have been a minimum of 9 assaults on navy bases, most of them within the northern a part of Borno state close to the shores of Lake Chad.

Most have been blamed on or claimed by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), an ISIS-backed faction of Boko Haram whose current actions have prompted hypothesis the group has been taken over by hardliners.

The battle has claimed greater than 27 000 lives since 2009 and practically two million folks nonetheless can’t return to their houses within the Lake Chad area.

Regardless of authorities insistence that Boko Haram is close to defeat, northeastern Nigeria continues to be hit by common assaults.

On Saturday, a whole bunch of individuals have been pressured to flee their houses when Boko Haram raided Jimmi, a village close to the important thing metropolis of Maiduguri, torching houses and carting away livestock.

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