Daily Archives: June 2, 2020

Kidnappers remanded in custody

DURBAN: Five suspects aged between 18 and 47 appeared in the Empangeni Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 1 June 2020 on charges of attempted murder, kidnapping and robbery. They were remanded in custody until 9 June 2020 for a bail application. It is alleged on 2 March 2020 a 23-year-old man was at Biyela Street in Empangeni when he was accosted by armed suspects who forced him into a vehicle and drove away.

The suspects stopped the vehicle at Ndlangubo area where they were joined by another four suspects who assaulted him, stabbed him with a sharp instrument and hacked him with bush knives. His two cellphones and sandals were also taken by the suspects. He was rescued by a passer-by who took him to a hospital for medical attention. The matter was reported to the Empangeni police station and a case of attempted murder, kidnapping and robbery was opened. An intensive investigation led to the arrest of the five suspects on 29 May 2020 at Empangeni.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula welcomed the arrest of the suspects.

 

 

Source: South African Police Service

Robbery suspects swiftly arrested

DURBAN: Two men aged 20 and 24 are expected to appear in the Durban Magistrates’ Court today. Police swiftly arrested the men inside a house following a robbery on Goble Road in Morningside. It is alleged that yesterday three suspects armed … read more

OKEx Expects 100% Increase in Staff in Two Years

MALTA, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In the aftermath of the COVID-19 epidemic, amidst global economic downturns and rising unemployment rates, the crypto industry has been gaining great tractions – the total number of confirmed transactions per day, according to Blockchain.com, has been steadily growing since the dramatic drop of BTC in March to […] read more