Crime & courts

Masked men rob Kenton business

A case of business robbery is being investigated by the Kenton On Sea police following an incident at a shop in Marcelle on 2 February.

Cash loan outlet robbed

A case of armed robbery is being investigated by the Grahamstown SAPS, following an incident at a cash loan business today, Tuesday 31 January. 

Woman in R80K dagga bust

Grahamstown police seized dagga worth nearly R80 000 when they stopped and searched a long-distance overnight bus this week.

Grieving mom robbed in High Street office

An act of generosity turned into a terrifying ordeal in a High Street office this morning Thursday 26 January when armed robbers took R15 000 from a grieving mother, assaulting her and leaving several people including a toddler traumatised after they were forced to lie on the floor.

Robbers followed delivery van - shopkeeper

A spaza shop owner who was robbed in broad daylight yesterday Monday 23 January says he's convinced no one from that area was involved.

Dam murder case postponed

Accused in the Extension 6 dam murder case Thembani 'Zion Eyes' Onceya and his four co-accused briefly appeared in the Grahamstown Magistrate's court today Monday 23 January and their case was postponed to 3 March.

Teen murder case postponed again

The boy implicated in the murder of a Joza girl in December will return to court on 20 February after magistrate Nomnikelo Jebese postponed the matter in the magistrate's court in Grahamstown.

Kidnapping, murder - police appeal

Police have asked the public to come forward with information following the kidnapping of a 25-year-old woman in Peddie, who was Saturday 14 January found murdered in Tyefu, near Glenmore in the Fish River valley.

Grahamstown police nab fugitive

Grahamstown detectives this week arrested a man who has been on the run since 1 December and charged him with attempted murder.

Teen's murder accused seeks bail

A 16-year-old boy arrested with his two friends in connection with the murder of a Grahamstown girl late last year is seeking bail.