On the evening of December 12 last year, Myende was closing his tavern in Malangeni, when he was approached by five men. The men held him up at gunpoint and robbed him of liquor, an airtime dispensing machine and money.
The boyfriend was concerned for the safety of his girlfriend and asked her to run away as the men appeared to be behaving suspiciously.
The Ugu Cluster Commander, Major General Sethenya Agnes Nxamagele, welcomed the sentence handed down by the court.
Dedication and hard work always yield positive results.
The suspect forced open the car window and stole belongings, cash, an ATM card and a cell phone valued at R8, 390.
Police checked the status of the vehicle on their database and established that it had been reported stolen in Inanda.
Serial thief Beauty Shozi pleaded guilty to her seventh charge for theft, this one arising from an incident at Checkers Scottburgh where Ms Shozi and an unnamed accomplice stole the purse of a 64 year old woman and proceeded to withdraw R2 039 from the woman’s account.
Warrant Officer Johan Terreblanche and Constable Kethukuthula Nkomo of the Port Shepstone SAPS K9 unit worked with members of Crime Intelligence to follow up on information received and pounced on Nyawuza
The firearm was seized as an exhibit and Sdudlu was promptly placed under arrest and detained until his first appearance at the court today.
The 5 males arrested after a robbery at the Surfer’s Paradise shop in Scott Street, Scottburgh, appeared in District Court 2 on August 24 at a bail application hearing.
The accused denied any knowledge of the heroin and could not provide a reasonable explanation for the cash found. He was accordingly arrested and taken to the Umkomaas Police Station to be charged.