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SOCIETY

Man who stabbed his girlfriend to death meters away from police station learns his fate

People often consider police stations as a safe sanctuary but not for Tshepo Cheke. The Butterworth man hit national news headlines after he killed his girlfriend of six years, Asalinto Lumkwana, metres from the Msobomvu police station. The two had apparently been arguing over a laptop when Cheke struck without remorse.

  1 month ago ago
Man who stabbed his girlfriend to death meters away from police station learns his fate

SOCIETY

Zimbabwean Hijacker Commits Suicide After Being Cornered By SAPS At Beitbridge Border.

A Zimbabwean carjacker shot himself in the head after being put in a corner by police on the run to cross the Beitbridge. The suspect used to hijack people in Eastern Cape, police were informed about him and they started a manhunt for the suspect and his accomplice.

  1 month ago ago
Zimbabwean Hijacker Commits Suicide After Being Cornered By SAPS At Beitbridge Border.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

We won't pay rent - tenants vow

What do you do when a tenant does not want to pay rent and you do not have the authority to evict them. Well that is the drama facing a municipality and they are apparently losing millions of Rand in revenue. Their buildings are occupied by unemployed residents who say they do not have the money to pay rent.

  4 months ago ago
We won't pay rent - tenants vow

SOCIETY

University student killed by mob after being mistaken for an intruder

Cruel fate befell a first year Walter Sisulu university student after he was killed by a mob who suspected him of being an intruder. The first-year civil engineering student, Sonwabile Makeleni, 18, died after being assaulted in Msobomvu township in Butterworth last week, his family said.

  2 months ago ago
University student killed by mob after being mistaken for an intruder

SOCIETY

Hijacker shoots himself as cops close in

A hijacker chose the easy way out by shooting himself in the head when police were closing up on him and a colleague. The thought of going to prison seems to have scared the hijacker and he opted for the only way out. His partner was subsequently arrested.

  1 month ago ago
Hijacker shoots himself as cops close in

CRIME

Police arrest sleeping rape suspect

Msobomvu police in the Eastern Cape have arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman.  It is alleged that the victim had visited her friend at Magalakangqa Village, Butterworth on Sunday at about 19:00 when the alleged rape happened. Police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha said the woman was chased by the suspect who was armed with a knife while she was on her way to her friend. "The suspect dragged the victim to his home where the alleged rape took place. The suspect fell asle

  1 year ago ago
Police arrest sleeping rape suspect