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Shoprite says it has dealt a major blow against crime over the past three years, securing over 1 700 years of prison time – including 24 life sentences – for criminals.
Former debt collector Zane Kilian yesterday submitted a 20-page affidavit with 218 annexures in the Western Cape High Court that makes sensational claims in support of his latest bail application.
Members of the Boko Haram gang in Khayelitsha broke away at some point and formed another gang, The Guptas. These two rival gangs have been responsible for extreme violence in areas across Cape Town.
Justice & Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has issued a warning to officials who are helping inmates to smuggle cellphones and other contraband into correctional centres after almost 21 000 cellphones were confiscated between April and October this year.
Former Bosasa chief operating officer Angelo Agrizzi wants the companies appointed in the liquidation process of Bosasa to be investigated and charged for alleged fraud and misrepresentation, according to a report in The Sunday Independent.
Lawyers for Oscar Pistorius hope the former Paralympic champion, who was convicted of murdering his girlfriend a decade ago, will be released immediately if granted parole today.
Minister of Employment & Labour Thulas Nxesi, has filed a court application to set aside a R5bn Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) job-creation project.
The off-duty Pietermaritzburg Public Order police constable, who was killed during an alleged road rage altercation, was shot nine times, reports TimesLIVE.
A Gqeberha father, accused of peddling explicit images of his twin daughters online, will spend the festive season behind bars after it emerged that he had abandoned his formal bail application in another matter, reports HeraldLIVE.
A Durban woman’s efforts to appeal a 10-year jail term has been dealt a blow, reports IoL.
The Middelburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court yesterday struck former Eskom boss Matshela Koko's fraud, corruption and money laundering case off the roll due to unreasonable delays, reports TimesLIVE.
A preservation order on former National Lotteries Commission (NLC) board chair Alfred Nevhutanda’s R6.3m Rolls Royce Phantom has been lifted because the vehicle has fallen ‘into the hands of an innocent third party’, reports GroundUp.
The Hawks are investigating how a lowly Mangaung municipality official's signature was forged to pay a private company nearly R4.2m for no work in assessing the municipality's indigent beneficiaries, reports News24.
The woman seen leaving the scene of a bus inferno at the Eagle Liner/Intercity Xpress sales office in Newton Park on 2 November has been arrested, reports HeraldLIVE.
Agnes Setshwantsho (49) – charged in relation to the death of her niece Bonolo Modiseemang (30) in a multimillion-rand life insurance scam – will spend the next week behind bars.