Co-accused: Taki got what he deserved

2011-01-19 22:38

Sugarcane serial killer Thozamile Taki "got what he deserved", his former lover and co-accused Hlengiwe Nene says.

Sugarcane killer refused leave to appeal

2011-01-19 16:01

"Sugarcane" serial killer Thozamile Taki has been refused leave to appeal his 13 life sentences and 208 years for armed robbery.

Sugarcane killer gets 533 years in jail

2011-01-19 12:30

"Sugarcane" serial killer Thozamile Taki has been given 13 life sentences as well as 208 years in prison by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Sugarcane killer to be sentenced in Jan

2010-12-29 14:39

The serial killer who murdered 13 women and dumped their bodies in sugarcane fields will be sentenced on January 19, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

Sugarcane serial killer guilty

2010-12-23 16:05

Sugarcane serial killer, Thozamile Taki, has been found guilty in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court on all 26 charges relating to killing 13 women.

Judgment continues in sugarcane case

2010-12-23 09:37

Judgment in the case against the man accused of killing 13 women and dumping their bodies in sugarcane fields is set to continue in the Durban High Court.

Armed police guard sugarcane accused

2010-12-22 11:03

People believed to be family members of the 13 women who were allegedly killed by the sugarcane serial killer have hurled insults at the man accused of the crimes as he entered the Durban High Court.

Sugarcane serial killer case winds up

2010-12-08 13:00

The KwaZulu-Natal High Court will hear closing arguments in the case of the so-called sugarcane serial killer.

'Sugarcane killer' denies murders

2010-09-13 17:27

Serial killer accused Thozamile Taki has denied the 13 murder and robbery charges against him.

Serial killer's victim found headless

2010-08-16 15:49

One of the 13 victims of alleged serial killer Thozamile Taki was found without a head, a relative of the victim has told the High Court.

Sugarcane suspect tries to flee

2010-02-21 21:50

Suspected sugarcane serial killer Thozamile Taki has been seriously injured during an attempt to escape, say the KwaZulu-Natal police.

Body used for muti, court told

2010-02-18 21:30

The body parts of a victim of a serial killer were removed and used for muti , the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

Serial killer case adjourned

2009-09-25 17:02

The case of the alleged "sugarcane" serial killer has been postponed to October 7 by the Scottburgh High Court.


Praises for investigators in Taki case

2011-01-19 16:43

A team of police investigators who gathered extensive evidence which led to the conviction of "sugarcane" serial killer Thozamile Taki has received praises.

Judge: Killer a jackal in a sheepskin

2011-01-19 14:24

"Sugarcane" serial killer Thozamile Taki had been a jackal in a sheepskin in the way he lured and killed 13 women, a judge has said during his sentencing.

'Sugarcane' killer to face music

2011-01-19 09:42

Gender bodies have called for a strict sentence for "sugarcane" serial killer, Thozamile Taki, who will be sentenced in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban.

Taki taught me a lesson - Girlfriend

2010-12-23 21:07

Hlengiwe Nene, the former girlfriend of serial killer Thozamile Taki, says dating the convicted murderer has taught her a lesson.

Taki threatens photographer

2010-12-23 14:40

The man accused of the "sugarcane" serial killings has threatened to hit a photographer taking pictures of him during proceedings in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court.

Emotions run high during sugarcane judgment

2010-12-22 14:40

Emotions are running high as judgment is handed down in the case against sugarcane serial murder accused Thozamile Taki in the Durban High Court.

Crowd at court for 'Sugarcane killer' case

2010-12-22 10:08

Hundreds of people have blocked the entrance to the Durban High Court waiting to hear the fate of the man accused of murdering 13 women and dumping their bodies in sugarcane fields.

'Killer' worked on dumping ground

2010-09-14 21:20

Serial killer accused Thozamile Taki worked on the farm where four decomposed bodies were found, the Kwazulu-Natal High Court sitting in Ramsgate has heard.

State winds up sugarcane killer case

2010-08-18 08:34

After calling more that 100 witnesses in the case against serial killer accused Thozamile Taki, the State is expected to wind up its case.

Sugarcane killer: Release her

2010-03-02 17:06

The so-called sugarcane serial killer suspect has asked the KwaZulu-Natal High Court to release his girlfriend who is also his co-accused.

Serial killer haunted by guilt

2010-02-20 12:35

The suspected "sugarcane" serial killer pointed out scenes where he allegedly dumped bodies because he was haunted, the Ramsgate High Court has heard.

Police deny torture claims

2010-01-29 19:03

A police officer has denied that alleged "sugarcane" serial killer Thozamile Taki was tortured and forced to point out the scenes of his crimes.

Serial killer disputes list

2009-09-15 21:13

The alleged "sugarcane" serial killer has accused the police of forcing him to draw up a list of 13 people the State alleges he killed.

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