Brutal killing: Taxi boss shot dead with family present in Durban

Being killed in cold blood with your family in the same space is unspeakable terror. This is what happened to a taxi boss in Durban during broad daylight on Saturday.

DURBAN TAXI BOSS SHOT DEAD

According to the report, the 52-year-old man was brutally murdered with a hail of bullets in a housing complex. His wife and two sons were in the house.

The slain taxi boss was killed in his bedroom.

A 52-year-old taxi boss was shot and killed in the presence of his family in Cornubia, Durban, on Saturday afternoon.

Leading KwaZulu Natal private security company Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) said they received an emergency call to report to the scene after the taxi boss was shot dead in his house.

“On arrival, it was established that the deceased was in a bedroom with his partner and two sons on the upper level of the home,” RUSA said in a statement.

Two unknown men managed to enter the private home to fire gunshots at the deceased. The suspects left 9 mm used cartridges at the scene.

“Two men entered the residence and shot the taxi boss multiple times in the presence of his family before they fled the scene,” RUSA added.

“Several 9mm spent cartridges were recovered at the scene. The motive for the murder has not been confirmed at this stage.”

PHOENIX SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR STABBING AND STRANGLING WOMAN IN HOUSE ROBBERY

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in Phoenix for the rather heinous allegations of assaulting, stabbing, strangling, and robbing an elderly woman on Wednesday.

According to the rather worrying report, the suspect is a familiar face to the elderly victim. He allegedly forced his way into her yard before attacking the senior lady while she was watering plants. Sounds like a mad movie right?

It is said that he proceeded to stab, punch and strangle her before finally getting into the house to take what he fancied before running away.

Following the alleged attack, the elderly woman called out to her neighbours for help. Full story here.

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