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Alleged Glebelands ‘hitmen’, including Durban cop, appear for bail

DURBAN, February 5 – Seven men – one of them a police officer – who are accused of conspiring to kill residents of uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel, appeared at the Durban Regional Court on Monday for bail applications. Durban central detective sergeant Bhekukwazi Louis Mdweshu, 27, Ncomecile Matlala Ntshangase, 34, Khayelihle Mbuthuma, 32, Eugene Wonderboy Hlope, 45, Mbuyiselwa […]

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Glebelands Hostel claims 93rd murder victim

DURBAN, 23 August 2017 – A 38-year-old man was shot and killed at uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel on Tuesday night, bringing the death toll linked to hitmen at the sprawling complex to 93.   “It is alleged that the man was at Glebelands Hostel yesterday at 21:00 when he was allegedly shot and killed by unknown suspects,” said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson, […]

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Another woman shot dead at ill-famed Glebelands Hostel

DURBAN, August 4 – A woman was shot and killed at Glebelands Hostel on Thursday night just hours after a parliamentary oversight committee on policing visited the Umlazi Police Station to discuss violence at the strife torn complex. KwaZulu-Natal South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesman, Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said a 30-year-old woman was killed at the ill-famed […]

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Political killings commission visits Glebelands Hostel

DURBAN, July 21 – uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel was the scene of an on-site visit by the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday afternoon. Commission chairman Marumo Moerane, professor Cheryl Potgieter and advocate Vasu Gounden inspected three blocks during the two-hour visit, accompanied by dozens of journalists and police officers. Moerane told journalists that […]