Tag: Ixopo Magistrate’s Court


8 men in court for farm attack

EIGHT men appeared briefly in the Ixopo Magistrate’s Court yesterday on robbery and other charges relating to an attack on David and Cheryl Biggs in their home in Sutherland Road, Ixopo, in March. The group includes a staff member of […]


‘No bail for robbers,’ Kwanalu urges court

THE KWAZULU-NATAL Agricultural Union (Kwanalu) is urging the courts not to give bail to eight men arrested for the attack on an Ixo­po couple. Koos Marais of the Kwanalu security desk said they were delighted that the attackers had been […]


Escapee had a hit list of people to kill

NOTORIOUS KwaZulu-Natal escapee Sthembiso Vincent Shabalala (34) allegedly had a “hit list” of people he wanted to assassinate while he was on the run from police. He is also alleged to have called a key state witness who testified at […]


Hotel owner praises security firm for swift arrests

The owner of the Creighton Hotel, Chris Vermaak, has credited the work by Magma Security and Investigation for the swift arrests of seven suspects in connection with a robbery at his hotel last month. “There should be 20% credit going to […]