Neighbours awoke to screams, and later, the bodies found were identified as a 20-year-old mother and her two daughters, aged four and one. 
Since the dispute by residents over the contract, Sanitech had also not been able to clean toilets. Also, in the past, staff were attacked and threatened.
The officers took the initiative after on-duty members from Ezibeleni SAPS identified a disadvantaged family at Bhekela Village, Komani.
The K9 unit’s dog was deemed unfit to search for the remaining body parts of the two-month-old baby found in Khayelitsha’s Reeston Township. The unit is yet to return to the scene.
Lucia and Peter were told they could not stay at their flat because of Covid-19 legislation, and were only allowed inside after police got involved, and their attorney convinced the body corporate member.
According to findings by the DA, Emalahleni lost R123-million worth of the total water purchased.

Local News Ekurhuleni criticised for being slow to remove illegal connections

The Lilianton community is calling on authorities to decisively deal with the power situation in the area. 

Crime Distraught couple’s deaf, blind dog hijacked after thieves steal vehicle in Pretoria 

It is likely the suspects did not notice Blikkies sitting on the backseat of the stolen Opel Astra. The dog belongs to an elderly couple who fear Blikkies might not make it if he is not found soon.

Local News DA airs Sedibeng Municipal manager’s ‘dirty laundry’

The clock is ticking against the municipal manager who faces corruption charges in court and a legal mind probing into the allegations.

Local News Still no sign of leopard after being spotted on CCTV footage inside Pretoria estate

Officials visited the estate on Monday morning to investigate the matter.

Local News Pretoria residents fume at excessive municipal bills

A former local ward councillor says she had received more than 500 complaints from residents over unusual high billing.

Local News WATCH: Grave mix-up at Avalon

A family recently discovered a stranger buried on top of the grave in which their relative is buried and claimed they have been given the run-around by officials at Avalon Cemetery in Soweto.

Local News Joburg metro clamps down on land grabs

The plan is to deploy over 1,500 patrollers who would assist in policing and discouraging land invasions.

Local News NSFAS cuts funding to 5,000 students

The financial aid scheme says funding to certain students had been cut as a result of recent information from Sars.

Local News ‘Flood’ of pregnant patients at Mamelodi Hospital

This comes after a 19-year-old woman, who is eight months pregnant, was allegedly made to sleep in the waiting room with no assistance from doctors.

Local News IN PICS: Pretoria North blaze threatens homes, livestock

‘Due to the strong winds and dry weather conditions of yesterday, the fire was spreading rapidly.’

Local News Mangaung speaker expected to announce secret ballot results against mayor

The ANC is expected to hold a series of meetings to understand what happened on the matter.

Local News Cow escapes slaughter, kills elderly woman

The cow was tied up and ready to be slaughtered when it broke free, injured a man, and ‘attacked’ an elderly woman, who later succumbed to her injuries.

Local News R1.4m ‘disappears’ from FNB customer’s bank account

Although the customer’s money has since been restored with no costs, the apparent technical glitch was a worrying development during very uncertain times.

Local News VIDEO: Nancefield families get their homes, after four years of waiting

After previous inhabitants destroyed the Dube hostel, the family units were rebuilt in four years.




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