Press Release 04 October 2011

Traffic Accidents

No fatal road traffic accident was reported over the past twenty four ours.

Major Incidents

Lightning

On 03/10/2011 at about 1600 hrs 12 Primary School pupils were struck by lightning while on their way home from school while at Mpofu area. They were rushed to MKhuzweni Health Centre where one victim, a 14 year old girl of Mpofu was certified dead on arrival while the rest were treated and discharged.

Arrests

Nhlangano Police on 02/10/2011 at about 2350 hrs arrested and charged two men aged 24 and 20 both of Buseleni area for being found in possession of 81.4 KG dagga with a street value of E48 840-00 without a licence or a permit while at Nhlangano. They appeared before Nhlangano magistrates’ court yesterday and were remanded back to custody.

Supt Wendy Hleta (PRO)

For Commissioner of Police