The police have launched a manhunt for three unknown men after Thursday’s attack in Verulam mosque, KwaZulu-Natal. The attackers entered the place of worship after afternoon prayers on Thursday where they attacked their targets. The attackers threw a petrol bomb inside the mosque before absconding the scene in a vehicle with no registration plates. One of the three targets of an attack died in hospital and the remaining two targets are in a critical condition and being treated in hospital. One of the survivors says it was a terror attack. Police confirmed they are probing a case of murder and attempted murder. The police say the motive remain unclear. The police have appealed to anyone with information that could assist them in the investigation to come forward. The Hawks and the forensic investigators have taken over the crime scene at Verulam mosque. The Hawks says their initial probe shows that there are elements of extremism behind this kind of attack. Suspects still on the run. Local residents are shocked after Verulam mosque attack. Local religious leaders define Verulam mosque attack as an act of terror. Muslim Judicial Council condemns the attack and blame ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria).
The law enforcement agencies have nabbed nine officials from the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Correctional Services for illegally releasing at least 36 parolees. The nine out of 11 government officials were arrested on Friday on charges related to corruption following a high-level multi-disciplinary investigation by anti-corruption investigation teams from the Department […]
Collins Ndlovu: Johannesburg; Despite Barcelona winning the 2017/2018 title, they will look to continue their winning streak when they face Villareal tonight. Barcelona was disappointed on their Sunday match against Real Madrid where they played all draw. Despite winning the title, Barcelona was hoping to continue their winning streak and continue to score more goals. […]
Former president Jacob Zuma returns to the Durban High Court for his second appearance morning. The former president is facing 16 charges on 783 counts related to corruption, racketeering, money-laundering and fraud relating to the controversial arms deal of the late 1990s. Jacob Zuma appeared in the dock KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Friday for the […]