Every day, scores of desperately poor but naively hopeful, mostly elderly people make their way to Vryheid from all over NKZN in search of easy money.
One of the suspects, who was arrested in Bhekuzulu, was shot in the leg.
“We don’t know what we are going to do because we don’t have the money to go home.”
Photos taken off his Facebook profile had been digitally manipulated and superimposed onto pornographic material to create the smutty conversation thread.
The body of the rape victim was found dumped near the railway tracks with 25 stab wounds and the pants she was wearing had been torn.
There have been reports that the incidence of crime in Vryheid has increased, with more reports of burglaries and housebreakings coming through to members of the Watch since the green lights were extinguished recently.
“A man capable of such brutality should be locked away forever.”
“I couldn’t believe that they had just driven off and left me there…”
A Combi struck four pedestrians on the RTI Bypass between the Melmoth and Dundee roads last week and fled the scene.
Two maize meal sacks full of copper were found in the car.
House break-ins have gone down drastically from roughly 30 cases being reported in two weeks to only six within the same amount of time