Press Release 16 October 2011

Fatal Traffic Accident

No fatal traffic accident was reported over the pass twenty four hours.

Major Incidents


On 15/10/2011 at about 1900 hrs Mbabane Police arrested and charged a 24 year old man of eZulwini for stabbing a 22 year old man of Ngwenya Village on the chest after a shot quarrel while at Ngwenya Village. The victim collapsed and was certified dead at Mbabane Government Hospital. The suspect will appear before Mbabane magistrates’ court.


On 15/10/2011 at about 1500 hrs a 30 year old mother of Maliyaduma was shocked to discover her son aged 11 months drowned and dead in a bucket half full of water while at Maliyaduma area. The police are still investigating the incident.

The police would like to warn parents especially those with infants to keep a close eye on their children because young children are usually eager to play with water that may lead to such incidents as above.

Supt Wendy Hleta

For Commissioner of Police