ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

No bail for accused widow

2015-08-07 10:38

A judge has refused to grant bail to convicted murderer Thenjiwe Griffiths, who is serving a life sentence for the 2006 murder and robbery of her husband, Allan Lewis Griffiths.

Frying pan murderer sentenced to 12 years

2015-06-26 12:54

A 21-year-old man has been convicted and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for the murder of his ex-girlfriend in March last year.

‘I saw him attack my mum’

2015-06-07 18:21

Barbra Nkuna is both glad and devastated. The 21-year-old from Alexandra in Johannesburg is happy because she escaped almost certain death this week, but she is distraught because her mother, Anna Nkuna, wasn’t so lucky.

Alex police shooting victims named

2015-06-04 10:23

Gauteng police have released the names of the police constable who killed his wife and four other people at the Alexandra police station while she was trying to lay a domestic violence charge against him.

Cop who murdered ex-girlfriend in court for sentencing

2015-06-01 07:58

A KwaZulu-Natal court is set to hear evidence in aggravation of sentence against a police sergeant convicted of murdering his former lover.

Connoway to plead guilty to killing ex-fiancée

2015-05-26 11:48

Dawid Connoway has abandoned his bail bid in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court and intends pleading guilty to the murder of his ex-fiancée Nicolene Schreuder.

Attacked with acid, because she said “no” to marriage

2015-05-20 12:13

We all want to live happily ever after, but for some this comes at a great cost.

Back to jail for man accused of killing ex-fiancée

2015-05-04 14:38

A Pretoria man who shot dead his ex-fiancée last week has made his first appearance in court - just before another case involving a man who killed his ex-girlfriend.

Woman allegedly kills boyfriend over cigarette

2015-05-01 10:07

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death with an okapi knife after he would not give her a cigarette, Eastern Cape police say.

Man arrested for killing ex-fiancée

2015-04-30 07:36

A man has been arrested after he allegedly shot dead his ex-fiancée in Garsfontein, Pretoria, police say.

 

Murder accused DJ to continue testifying

2015-08-07 05:26

Former DJ Donald Sebolai, who is accused of killing his girlfriend last year, will continue testifying in his trial.

Nurse watches as mother-in-law is gunned down

2015-06-12 11:06

A Durban trauma nurse says she watched as her mother-in-law was shot dead at her Cowies Hill home during a lovers' quarrel.

Man gets 23 years for murder of girlfriend, child

2015-06-04 14:18

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for the brutal murder of his girlfriend and her young child, Limpopo police say.

Third person dies after Olifantshoek fire

2015-06-02 09:16

A third person has died after being badly burnt following a fire at the house of the speaker of a Northern Cape municipality, who was doused in petrol and set alight in her bed over the weekend.

Cape Town man held after wife’s bloodied body found in kitchen

2015-05-28 11:37

A 48-year-old man has been arrested for the murder of his wife after her bloodied body was found in the kitchen of their Cape Town home.

Alleged Limpopo wife killer back in court

2015-05-25 07:03

Polokwane businessman Rameez Patel, who is accused of killing his wife Fatima, is expected to continue his bail application.

Parolee gets life for 'chopping lover like a piece of wood'

2015-05-18 09:24

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for hacking his partner to death with a bush knife - just four months after being paroled for attacking a previous lover.

NGO: Men are literally getting away with murder

2015-05-01 12:38

Violence against SA women remains a problem because of power imbalances and the perception that there will be no consequences for criminal behaviour, Sonke Gender Justice says.

Ex-fiancé, two others arrested for Pretoria murder

2015-04-30 13:01

A man who allegedly shot dead his ex-fiancée in Pretoria was arrested along with two people who allegedly helped to hide him, police say.

Ex-fiancé shoots woman dead at her office

2015-04-29 15:43

A woman has been shot and killed at her place of work by a man reported to be her ex-fiancé, Pretoria police say.

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