ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Woman injured in Limpopo shooting dies - police

2015-03-05 07:36

A woman who was injured when a gunman shot her and killed her mother in their Limpopo home has died in hospital, police say.

Eastern Cape man arrested for raping ex-girlfriend

2015-03-01 13:19

A 21-year-old man has been arrested for raping his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend in Newrest, near Butterworth, Eastern Cape police say.

He wanted to make me ugly - acid attack victim

2015-01-22 10:29

A woman who was badly burnt when her ex-boyfriend allegedly threw acid on her face and chest, has described how he wanted her to be disfigured so that nobody else would want her.

Man kills wife, himself, at Parkview police station

2015-01-06 10:03

A man has shot his wife and then himself while they were reporting a domestic violence dispute at the Parkview police station, according to Johannesburg police.

Man pours pot of boiling food over baby's face

2014-11-27 11:33

A man has been arrested after he allegedly poured a pot of boiling chicken over the face of an 8-month-old baby, Gauteng police say.

Family sues cops for not responding to calls

2014-10-23 09:32

Members of a Johannesburg family are reportedly suing the police for over R770 000, claiming they did not respond to numerous calls for help during threats of violence by an estranged husband.

Man arrested for burning wife with iron

2014-09-16 15:30

A man has been arrested in Johannesburg for allegedly burning his wife with a hot iron during an argument which took place in the presence of their young son, police say.

Men who abuse women are animals - Makhura

2014-08-10 09:18

Men who abuse, rape and kill women and children are "not men but animals", Gauteng Premier David Makhura said on Women's Day.

DJ claims girlfriend tried to stab him

2014-07-16 13:22

Radio DJ Donald Sebolai has denied stabbing his girlfriend, stating during his bail hearing that she grabbed a knife first and was stabbed while they both struggled for the knife.

Girlfriend-killer found guilty in private prosecution

2014-07-10 13:09

A man has been found guilty of murdering his girlfriend nine years ago, after her family succeeded in getting him convicted in a private prosecution.

 

Man arrested for stabbing girlfriend to death

2015-03-01 14:48

A man has been arrested in Diepkloof in connection with the murder of his 23-year-old girlfriend, Gauteng police say.

Man shoots wife's lover, kills himself

2015-02-03 11:19

A man who was separated from his wife sneaked into her new security complex, waited for her for 12 hours, and then shot her new lover before turning the gun on himself, according to a report.

Man buries girlfriend in vegetable garden

2015-01-06 14:05

A man who allegedly confessed to murdering his girlfriend and burying her in a shallow grave in his vegetable garden is to appear in the Mkobola Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga police say.

North West man kills wife, hangs himself

2014-12-29 12:09

A man killed his wife and hanged himself in their house in Mahikeng, North West police say.

Benoni man gets 12 years for killing wife

2014-11-26 07:10

A Benoni insurance broker has been sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment for murdering his wife during an argument in 2007.

Taxi driver gets 25 years for killing girlfriend, mother

2014-10-01 08:41

A taxi driver found guilty of killing his girlfriend and her mother has been sentenced to an effective 25 years in jail by the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

Female metro cop and boyfriend found dead

2014-09-13 10:28

A female Johannesburg metro police officer and her boyfriend have been found dead at their house in Meadowlands, Soweto.

Life sentence for girlfriend killer

2014-08-02 10:28

A Pretoria High Court judge quoted a Zulu woman's struggle song from the 1950s before sentencing a man to life imprisonment for murdering his girlfriend and unborn child.

Man who burnt, chopped up ex out on bail

2014-07-11 08:10

Family and friends of a KwaZulu-Natal student who was strangled, burnt, chopped up and buried in a shallow grave last year, are angry that her alleged killer is out on bail.

Gory details emerge about DJ girlfriend's slaying

2014-07-10 08:37

Details have emerged about the brutal killing of a Soweto woman whose DJ boyfriend was arrested after being on the run for her murder.

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