ARTICLES RELATING TO BONGANI MOYO

No appeal for Moyo

2013-09-19 22:33

Bongani Moyo, who is known for robbing banks and escaping from custody, may not appeal against his latest sentence of 62 years' imprisonment, a North Gauteng High Court judge has ruled.

Moyo robbed out of necessity - lawyer

2013-03-20 22:21
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Serial escapee Bongani Moyo and his co-accused committed bank robberies to fend for themselves and their families, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Experts testifies on Moyo

2013-03-20 14:30

A forensics expert has testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the aggravation of sentence in the case against Zimbabwean duo Bongani Moyo and Khumbulani Sibanda.

Jail not nice, says serial escapee Moyo

2013-03-19 20:07

He escaped from custody three times because jail was "not nice", self-confessed bank robber Bongani Moyo has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Escapee pleads for mercy

2013-03-19 15:18

Jail escapee Khumbulani Sibanda has the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to be merciful when sentencing him.

Serial escapee Moyo pleads guilty

2013-03-18 19:24

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo and a co-accused have pleaded guilty to a raft of charges in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Serial escapee Moyo seeks plea bargain

2013-03-11 19:17

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo is seeking a plea bargain with the State on charges resulting from a series of armed bank robberies in Gauteng and the North West in 2011.

Moyo must wait for new magistrate

2012-06-20 22:38

The trial of convicted jail escapee Bongani Moyo and two others has been postponed as a new magistrate has yet to take up the case.

Bongani Moyo found guilty

2012-06-19 14:38

The Pretoria Magistrate’s Court has found Bongani Moyo guilty of escaping from custody and sentenced him to another three years in prison.

Moyo had to walk, says lawyer

2012-06-19 12:50

It was necessary for serial escape accused Bongani Moyo to "walk out" of the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court as his life had been threatened by a police officer, the court has heard.

Moyo calls in co-accused as witness

2012-05-16 14:35

Escape artist Bongani Moyo has called a co-accused to testify for him in his trial for escaping from the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Moyo trial set for High Court

2012-05-04 18:01

The robbery trial of serial escapee Bongani Moyo and three others is to be transferred to the North Gauteng High Court.

New witness for Moyo escape trial

2012-04-02 15:36

The trial against serial escapee Bongani Moyo has been postponed to May 16 after it emerged that another witness will be requested to testify in court.

Cop denies threatening Bongani Moyo

2012-03-19 14:26

A policeman has denied threatening to kill jail breaker Bongani Moyo while he was in custody, saying the claim is "a total, utter lie".

Popcru condemns prisoner escapes

2012-03-16 13:12

The Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union has condemned the escape of prisoners from Pretoria Central prison this week, saying more must be done to prevent future occurrences.

Bongani Moyo tries to escape - again

2012-03-14 13:17

Serial jail-breaker Bongani Moyo is one of three men who allegedly tried to escape from Pretoria Central Prison by scaling a wall, a correctional services official says.

Bongani Moyo's robbery case postponed

2012-02-27 13:38

A Pretoria magistrate has postponed the robbery case of escape artist Bongani Moyo and his three co-accused, in order to charge them under the Prevention of Organised Crime Act.

Bongani Moyo due back in court

2012-02-03 07:22

Robbery accused Bongani Moyo is due back in court on a charge of escaping from custody, after proceedings were adjourned to allow him time to read and understand the documented court proceedings.

Vital evidence delays Moyo trial

2011-12-13 12:45

Bongani Moyo and three co-accused’s trial over a string of armed robberies has been postponed for the State to finalise vital evidence in the proceedings.

Moyo trial postponed over toothache

2011-11-10 14:15

Robbery accused Bongani Moyo has told a Pretoria court that he has toothache and therefore cannot participate in the trial for his escape from the same court in August.

Moyo back in court he walked out of

2011-10-25 09:42

Bongani Moyo and his three co-accused are expected to go on trial in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court for various armed robberies.

Bongani Moyo due back in court

2011-09-22 07:27

Robbery accused Bongani Moyo is to defend himself when he appears in a Pretoria court on a charge of escaping from custody.

Bongani Moyo drops bail bid

2011-08-29 13:03

One of SA's most wanted criminals, Bongani Moyo, has abandoned his bail application after agreeing that there was no reasonable prospect of success.

Heist fugitive Bongani Moyo re-arrested

2011-08-28 23:11

Heist fugitive Bongani Moyo has been re-arrested in Johannesburg following a tip-off to police.

Cops suspended over heist mastermind's escape

2011-08-18 21:45

Four police officers have been suspended in connection with the escape of one of South Africa's most wanted criminals, Bongani Moyo.

 

Moyo handed lengthy jail term

2013-03-25 16:45

Serial escapee Bogani Moyo and a fellow bank robber have been handed lengthy prison terms for robbing six banks in six weeks.

Court sees pics of Moyo kicking bank staff

2013-03-20 16:02

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has been presented with several pictures of serial escapee Bongani Moyo kicking and slapping bank staff as he executed numerous robberies in 2011.

Moyo: No more jailbreaks

2013-03-19 22:15

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo has told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that he will not stage another escape from jail.

Moyo had tough childhood, court told

2013-03-19 18:19

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo had a difficult childhood in Zimbabwe, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Moyo: Prison officials helped me escape

2013-03-19 07:47

Arguments in mitigation and aggravation of the sentence of serial escape artist Bongani Moyo are to be made, after he detailed in his plea bargain how he robbed banks and managed to escape.

Moyo trial delayed

2013-03-14 21:32

The trial of serial escape artist Bongani Moyo has been delayed for a second time in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Moyo's not-so-great escape trial back on

2012-07-11 07:44

The trial of convicted escapee Bongani Moyo and two others is expected to resume in Pretoria after it was postponed last week following the recusal of a magistrate.

17 years behind bars for Moyo

2012-06-19 22:21

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo will spend 17 years in jail for two escapes from custody, it has emerged in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

State rubbishes Moyo's evidence

2012-06-19 14:11

Evidence given by and for Bongani Moyo is "highly improbable", the Pretoria Magistrate's Court has heard.

Escape artist Moyo back in court

2012-06-19 07:44

Closing arguments and judgment in the case against alleged serial escapee Bongani Moyo are expected in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Bongani Moyo trial moved to high court

2012-05-16 12:12

The robbery trial of serial escapee Bongani Moyo and three others has been transferred to the North Gauteng High Court.

Cop was around when Moyo walked

2012-04-02 21:25

The Pretoria Magistrate's Court has heard that the investigating officer who was responsible for transporting escape artist Bongani Moyo to and from court was there when he escaped last year.

Bongani Moyo back in court in May

2012-03-28 16:26

Serial escapee Bongani Moyo and three others have appeared in court on charges of armed robbery. Their case has been postponed to May 4.

Moyo sick, trial postponed

2012-03-19 14:25

The trial of serial escapee Bongani Moyo has been postponed as he is not feeling well.

Paraded prisoners' rights 'violated'

2012-03-16 09:20

The parading of three re-arrested escapees, including Bongani Moyo, at a media conference called by Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula is shocking and concerning, lawyers say.

Moyo's sore mouth delays trial

2012-03-01 16:46

The trial of robbery accused and jail-breaker Bongani Moyo has been postponed by the Pretoria Magistrate's Court as he was not feeling well after having a tooth removed.

Moyo escape trial delayed again

2012-02-03 15:51

Serial robbery accused Bongani Moyo's trial for allegedly escaping from custody has been postponed again in the Pretoria Regional Court.

I escaped to avoid cop killing me - Moyo

2012-01-24 20:31

Robbery accused Bongani Moyo has testified that he escaped from custody last year because a policeman had threatened to kill him.

Escape artist Moyo faces string of charges

2011-12-13 08:56

Bongani Moyo, who escaped from custody in August by walking out of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, and three others will appear in the same court over a string of armed robbery charges.

Bongani Moyo wants shackles removed

2011-10-25 13:30

Robbery accused Bongani Moyo, who escaped by walking out of a court in August, has asked a magistrate to have his shackles removed in prison.

Date set for Moyo's escape trial

2011-09-22 15:08

Bongani Moyo will stand trial in November for an escape attempt last month, when he apparently walked straight out of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Moyo to defend himself on escape charge

2011-09-16 17:02

Bongani Moyo, wanted for a spate of armed robberies, will defend himself in court against a charge of escaping from custody.

Bongani Moyo arrested after tip-offs

2011-08-29 07:54

One of SA's most wanted criminals, Bongani Moyo, was arrested after investigators followed leads received from community members, Gauteng police say.

Man dies during Hawks raid

2011-08-25 11:31

A Zimbabwean man has died during a raid on his Johannesburg house by a Hawks team searching for Bongani Moyo, one of South Africa's most wanted criminals.

Police still investigating Moyo's escape

2011-08-11 15:38

The police are still investigating alleged bank robber Bongani Moyo's escape from the Pretoria Regional Court.

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