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Hair today, gone in seconds as wig thieves target more Durban women

The hair-raising menace has prompted the police to go on an crime-awareness campaign

Senior reporter

When Esihle Zondi’s long, gleaming wig was snatched off her head by a thief, she refused to let it go without a fight.

Zondi, a student at the Durban University of Technology, kicked, beat and slapped the thief until he relented and handed the 66cm piece of hair back to her.

“I paid R1,500 for my wig online. I was not prepared to let it go,” said Zondi...

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