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Crime Fighters: The Secret of the Bones

The detective stories on DW's new radio drama series tackle challenges faced by youth in Africa
English South Africa Society & Culture
10 Episodes

#1 Midnight Intruders

Blu and Bapoto, the young parents of a one-year-old boy, are about to experience the worst night of their lives. Who wants to harm their little son Zuri and why?
Season 1 / Episode 1 9 min

#2 An Ominous Discovery

Police inspectors Naki and Sive investigate after the kidnapping of one-year-old Zuri. The traditional healer Shava seems to have a lead.
Season 1 / Episode 2 9 min

#3 Arson For Justice

The residents of the Busuku slums suspect the traditional healer Lindia to be responsible for the kidnapping of one-year-old Zuri. Angry neighbours try to take the law into their own hands.
Season 1 / Episode 3 9 min

#4 Playing on Fears

While the residents of Busuku are sure that Lindia kidnapped Zuri, inspectors Naki and Sive follow some other leads as well.
Season 1 / Episode 4 9 min

#5 It’s Protocol

Zuri is still missing and police inspectors Naki and Sive don’t have any new information about his whereabouts. What are they going to do?
Season 1 / Episode 5 9 min

#6 Made to Look Bad

When police inspectors Naki and Sive interrogate Kulu, the grandmother of the child who has been kidnapped, she collapses. Why’s that?
Season 1 / Episode 6 9 min

#7 The Moment of Truth

Sergeant Naki and Constable Sive finally get the long awaited result of the DNA test – and it brings up a lot of new questions for their investigation about the whereabouts of one-year-old Zuri!
Season 1 / Episode 7 9 min

#8 Follow the Scent

Sergeant Naki and Constable Sive find human bones on the aloe farm where Zuri’s grandmother works – does it bring them closer to solving the case of Zuri’s kidnapping?
Season 1 / Episode 8 9 min

#9 Zuri Is Found

After going undercover, Dr. Kibi has an important hint for police inspectors Naki and Sive who are investigating into the kidnapping of Zuri.
Season 1 / Episode 9 9 min

#10 You Reap What You Sow

The ones who are responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Zuri have to take responsibility for their deeds in court.
Season 1 / Episode 10 9 min