[pietermaritzburg] - MK Vets run rental racket

THE hijacking of flats at the flagship Aloe Ridge housing complex has escalated, with MK veterans now renting out seized premises, pocketing the rent themselves, and causing the developer to default on mortgage repayments. The situation is now so dire that the CEO of Capital City Housing has appealed to …

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[pietermaritzburg] - Traffic cop killed inhit-and-run accident

Days after celebrating his 45th birthday, a traffic officer, who was stationed at Midway in Estcourt, was killed on duty in a hit-and-run accident on Sunday.

Road Traffic Inspectorate Officer Thokozani Gcinani Cele, from Steadville, died instantly and the driver of the truck fled the scene.

According to a statement …

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[pietermaritzburg] - ‘Dognapping’ drama

Two Howick families are embroiled in a dognapping drama that could see one of them facing a possible criminal charge.

At the centre of the drama is Freddie, a fluffy Scottish terrier cross Schnauzer, who was kidnapped from his family home on August 17, allegedly by the dog’s previous …

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