It’s time for Booze to go home

2016-10-23 06:01

Booze was an insatiable buttonhead with a taste for violent armed robbery and murder but after 21 years behind bars Paddy Harper believes it's time he went home.

Woman's throat slit, 2 others killed in Free State

2016-10-22 17:24

Free State police are investigating cases of murder after three people were found killed in separate incidents in Bloemspruit.

Court grants bail despite gang-rape DNA match

2016-10-22 12:28

A man has been granted bail in the Nelspruit Regional Court despite DNA samples taken from him matching those taken from a woman who was brutally gang-raped.

Robbers shoot at praying Alexandra priest - and miss

2016-10-22 09:05

A priest was shot after he continued praying when 10 robbers barged into his Alexandra, Johannesburg, church, police say.

Man arrested with heroin worth R3.9 million

2016-10-21 19:35

A 21-year-old man has been arrested at Lebombo border post in Komatipoort, Mpumalanga, with heroin with an estimated street value of R3.9m, the Hawks have said.

Panayiotou defence attorney clashes with witness over 'borrowed' phone

2016-10-21 14:04

There were 27 phone calls between Christopher Panayiotou and the alleged middleman accused of arranging his wife Jayde's murder, using a phone Panayiotou supposedly borrowed from an employee, the High Court has heard.

Next-level crime fighting in Diepsloot

2016-10-21 11:10

Diepsloot police are making use of an innovative home alarm system and a mobile app to help them respond to crime faster.

Krejcir lawyer says extradition bid letter was doctored

2016-10-20 19:05

A letter claiming to be Radovan Krejcir’s offer to turn State witness against top police officials was partially doctored, the lawyer who wrote it said.

Lekita Moore murder accused's case postponed

2016-10-20 17:52

The bail hearing of Cameron Wilson, accused of murdering teenager Lekita Moore, has been postponed in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate's Court.

There must be consequences for my son's murder – Mapisa-Nqakula

2016-10-20 13:08

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Ngqakula has called for justice to be served for her son's murder.


Pair bust with R900 000 worth of Mandrax

2016-10-22 18:39

Two people, both aged 21, have been arrested for drug possession after a raid on a house in Cape Town, Western Cape police say.

Guilty: Bloody knife links accused to murdered child

2016-10-22 14:37

Blood stains taken from the knife belonging to a young man has positively linked him to the murder of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a mielie field in Piet Retief last year.

Lucky break as hijacked Jhb man spots car at roadblock

2016-10-22 10:57

It was good luck with the bad. A Johannesburg man who was hijacked, got his car back hours later when he spotted it at a roadblock, police say.

KZN police catch alleged serial rapist

2016-10-21 19:38

A man suspected of being KwaZulu-Natal’s most wanted serial rapist has been arrested, provincial police have said.

Patel may have cleaned wife's blood off his clothes, court hears

2016-10-21 16:02

The clothing Rameez Patel wore on the day he allegedly killed his wife Fatima had no blood on it and appeared to have been washed, the Limpopo High Court in Thohoyandou heard on Friday.

Panayiotou court adjourns for private playing of key phone call

2016-10-21 11:43

A recording of a conversation between Jayde Panayiotou's mother-in-law and a key witness in her murder trial will be heard behind closed doors in court.

Panayiotou worker who found alleged blood money fired for stealing

2016-10-20 21:16

An ex-employee of murder-accused Christopher Panayioutou waited nearly a year to hand police his cellphone, which his boss allegedly used to arrange the hit on his wife Jayde, the Port Elizabeth High Court heard.

Warring KZN families told to 'disown hitmen'

2016-10-20 19:05

KwaZulu-Natal Transport MEC Mxolisi Kaunda has issued a stern warning to two warring KwaZulu-Natal families to "disown hitmen which were terrorising the community".

Ex-Panayiotou employee found R30 000 in bag

2016-10-20 15:27

An ex-employee of murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou found R30 000 in a bag meant for one of the men allegedly involved in his wife Jayde’s murder, the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth heard on Thursday.

Deputy minister slams own dept for making drug trafficker an ambassador

2016-10-20 13:01

Deputy Minister of International Relations Luwellyn has slammed his own department and the State Security Agency for allowing a former convicted drug trafficker to become an ambassador.

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