It appears the small safe which was stolen during a housebreaking in Highflats, was thrown into the dam by the suspect who was later arrested.
A male charged with child rape was granted R1 000 bail, pending his next appearance in court on November 24
Residents are cautioned that, as we approach the festive season, not to become too complacent but to continue to be vigilant.
He was also declared unfit to possess a firearm.
They packed two huge bags with cellphones and perfume and also took an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the scene in a white Isuzu double cab bakkie.
The Southport SAPS attended and registered a case of housebreaking and theft.
male from Amahlongwa, charged with attempted murder, was remanded in custody pending payment of R1 000 bail
He shot his first victim in the leg and the second in the mouth and shoulder before robbing them of their cellphones and money.
Vilakazi had raped a 28-year-old girl in Malangeni in April last year and was sentenced to life imprisonment.
They were remanded back into police custody until their next court appearance on 6 November.
An Umkomaas man who had pleaded not guilty to a charge of drunk driving, and who had stood trial on the charge, was found guilty and fined R10 000 or 10 months in prison