One of them pulled out his pistol, and forced employees to open the storeroom.
A wake-up call for South Africans to safeguard their homes rings loud and clear; 29 burglaries and two robberies take place every hour.
Two armed men in Johannesburg attempted to hijack an elderly man. Luckily the community rushed to help him. The one man got away while the other one was being beaten by the community.
According to Tjie, the suspects admitted to using muti, called phunyuka bamphethe (escape when caught) for them to “disappear” from their victims. They revealed that there were other gate-remote criminals in the town.
The local police discovered stolen goods in the possession of suspects who were arrested in Lydenburg and at Momone Village in the Sekhukhune area last Thursday.
Shortly afterwards it was on fire and burnt down with everything inside. We did not have clothes and a place to sleep.
BURGERSFORT – A man has fallen prey to a break-in once again at the Boma Housing Units. The Steelburger/Lydenburg News reported last year about Mr Leonel Veaguiar, who was held at gunpoint on November 20 and beaten repeatedly over the head with a steel object while a rope was tightened around his neck. It took…
BURGERSFORT – Vermeende houtstropers is Saterdag tydens ‘n klopjag deur boere en die polisie in die Watervalsriviervallei vasgetrek. Die klopjag het op die plaas van mnr. Piet Boshoff plaasgevind. Houtstropery is al vir ‘n geruime tyd ‘n probleem op Boshoff se plaas. Oortreders knip die drade langs die R37 buite Burgersfort om so toegang tot…
BREAKING NEWS!!! Lydenburg police arrested two suspects who hijacked a vehicle on the Longtom Pass early this morning. . According to a witness at the scene he heard gun shots go off . More updates will follow soon.
BURGERSFORT – Two cashiers and a petrol attendee from PPS Petroport were held at gunpoint in the early hours of Monday. At around 01:53 two men, armed with nine-millimetre pistols stormed into the petrol station’s convenience shop and confronted cashiers, Mr Ronny Motau and Mr Aubey Mabuza and petrol attendant Mr Otto Maphana as well…
The incident happened years ago but the she testified that she could still remember what he said to her and that she pleaded with him by saying, “I do not want to be a woman I am still a kid”.