State witnesses contradict police on Macia dragging incident

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The trial of nine policeman allegedly responsible for the death of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has begun in the High Court in Pretoria with both of the State's witnesses contradicting the policemen's version of events.

Krejcir's father's body dissolved in acid, court told

2015-07-28 19:23

Radovan Krejcir had to sneak out of the Czech Republic on a fake passport after his father was murdered and his body dissolved in acid, he has told the Germiston Magistrate's Court.

'Ambulance thief' remanded in custody

2015-07-28 17:14

A man accused of causing a fatal accident and then fleeing the scene in a stolen ambulance has been remanded in custody after appearing in the Durban magistrate’s court.

Cops and robbers exchange gunfire in Durban suburb

2015-07-28 16:35

Police and suspected armed robbers have exchanged gunfire in a high-speed car chase through Morningside in Durban.

‘Poo protesters’ can’t pay lawyers; trial postponed

2015-07-28 14:57

The sentencing of nine members of the Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement has been postponed as the “poo protesters” were unable to cover the cost of their legal representation.

Manhunt for Durban computer bandits

2015-07-28 14:19

Police have cast a dragnet for members of a business robbery gang that remains at large in Durban.

Macia told he was 'not from SA' prior to dragging, court hears

2015-07-28 13:48

The High Court in Pretoria has heard that a police officer confronted Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia about his nationality, as nine police officers went on trial for his murder.

Reward offered for info on Plett businessman’s murder

2015-07-28 12:18

No arrests have been made yet following the fatal shooting of 66-year-old Plettenberg Bay businessman John Barnes, who was found dead next to his dog in a bedroom.

Best two seconds of my life - Jayde's mom after bail dismissal

2015-07-28 12:17

The best two seconds of her life. That is how Michelle Inngs described the moment when the man accused of masterminding her daughter Jayde Panayiotou's murder, failed again in his attempt to be released on bail.

Boy, 14, to appear in Joburg court for shooting rampage

2015-07-28 11:28

A 14-year-old boy who went on a shooting rampage in Berea, Johannesburg is expected to appear in the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court.


Hijacker dies after fleeing from police

2015-07-28 20:13

A man has died after he and six others were caught fleeing from police following an alleged hijacking, Gauteng police say.

Second video emerges of Macia arrest

2015-07-28 18:18

A new video of Mido Macia's arrest shows his agitation with officers before he was dragged down a Daveyton street by a police van.

Criminals must be killed immediately and brutally - Lili

2015-07-28 16:37

“Criminals must be killed immediately, and brutally.” That's the word from Ses'khona People's Rights Movement leader Andile Lili who was addressing a crowd of supporters outside the Bellville Magistrate's court.

Police dragged Macia by accident - defence

2015-07-28 15:26

Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia became attached to a police van and was dragged down a Daveyton street by accident, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Krejcir claims Phiyega conspiring against him

2015-07-28 14:45

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir has claimed there was a conspiracy against him that went as high as national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega.

Taxi rank shooting was traumatic - eyewitness

2015-07-28 13:48

An eyewitness to a shooting at an East Rand taxi rank has described the trauma of seeing a fellow passenger gunned down.

Panayiotou likely to go to Supreme Court for new bail bid

Defence for Christopher Panayiotou, who stands accused for the murder of his wife Jayde, will likely approach the Supreme Court of Appeal after another of Panayiotou's bail applications was denied on Tuesday.

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Tight security as Krejcir returns to court

2015-07-28 12:17

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and four others have returned to the Germiston Magistrate's Court to continue their bail application for the murder of businessman Sam Issa.

Taxi shooting victim worked for NPA

2015-07-28 11:32

The woman who was killed during taxi violence in Tembisa was on her way to work at the National Prosecuting Authority.

14 000 boxes of suspected stolen alcohol seized

2015-07-28 11:26

A total of 14 000 boxes of alcohol, alleged to be stolen, have been discovered at a bottle store in Marabastad, Pretoria, the SA Revenue Services has said.

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