Bail postponed in battery acid murder case

2015-10-02 09:10

The bail application of the man charged with murdering Lifeline staffer Thulile Phungula (23) by forcing her to drink battery acid was adjourned on Thursday.

Soni trial: ‘cops frightened me’

2015-10-01 12:44

The man who claims Rajivee Soni offered him R100 000 to kill Dr Bhavish Sewram fingered two top policemen as having threatened him.

‘Sewram had been warned’

2015-09-29 12:08

Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram was warned prior to his murder in May 2013 that businessman Rajivee Soni had offered to pay R100 000 to have him killed.

Murder accused ‘mistakenly’ took victim’s cellphone

2015-09-24 09:27

ONE of the three men charged with murdering school principal Nokuthula Magwanyana admitted he “mistakenly” removed her cellphone from the crime scene but denies any involvement in killing her.

Accused waited for cops

2015-09-11 08:30

WHEN ex-policeman Brian Treasurer heard about the arrest of his co-accused Mfaniseni Nxumalo, he waited for the police to arrest him instead of going to them with what he knew about the 2013 murder of Dr Bhavish Sewram.

Treasurer to testify today

2015-09-09 09:45

FORMER policeman Brian Treasurer is expected to take the stand today to testify in the trial in which he is accused of arranging the murder of local doctor Bhavish Sewram.

We admired her independence and strength - brother of slain Luresha Govender talks as murder case continues

Luresha Govender's murder case continues in the Randburg Magistrate's Court where 39-year-old handyman Anthony Strauss stands accused of strangling Govender with an electrical cable.

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Treasurer’s bid for acquittal dismissed

2015-09-06 08:33

FORMER policeman and doctor murder accused Brian Treasurer failed in his bid for an early acquittal yesterday.

Former cop Treasurer ‘is lying’, says doctor’s killer

2015-09-02 09:48

SABELO Dlamini, the gunman who shot dead Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram, has dismissed as “lies” suggestions that former policeman Brian Treasurer was not involved in the incident.

Family live in fear of killers

2015-08-31 09:56

CONFUSED and scared, the family of the Mkondeni community leader who was murdered last Tuesday are terrified they might be next on the hit list.


Soni trial phone video

2015-10-02 08:57

The high court heard evidence relating to a cellphone allegedly containing a video of businessman ­Rajivee Soni discussing a plan to kill Dr Bhavish Sewram.

‘It was a stupid plan’

2015-09-30 10:30

It has been claimed that the man who said he had tipped off Dr Bhavish Sewram about a plan to kill him, allegedy told businessman Rajivee Soni that it was the doctor who was prepared to pay R100 000 to harm him.

Charges withdrawn against three in Villa Maria principal’s murder

2015-09-29 11:03

The prosecution withdrew murder charges against the three men held in connection with the murder of school principal Nokuthula Magwanyana on Monday.

Suspect in brutal double murder of guards in Mountain Rise arrested

2015-09-22 11:33

ONE suspect has been arrested in connection with the brutal double murder of security guards in Mountain Rise earlier this month.

Ex-cop denies charges

2015-09-10 11:00

MURDER accused Brian Treasurer told the high court yesterday that he had ­“accidentally” called the cellphone number of local businessman Rajivee Soni the night Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram was shot dead.

Alleged killer cop arrested

2015-09-08 09:44

AFTER a full day of searching, police finally caught up with alleged murder suspect Constable “Boyzie” Dladla at the Greytown Hospital on Sunday night.

Police dragnet for ‘killer’ cop

2015-09-07 10:36

A LOVE triangle murder rocked ­Mpophomeni yesterday when a young woman was gunned down, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend, a policeman from Msinga.

Treasurer hopes to be off hook soon

2015-09-03 09:00

WHILE former policeman Brian Treasurer is hoping he will soon be off the hook for the 2013 murder of local doctor Bhavish Sewram, his co-accused Mfaniseni Nxumalo is ready to testify in his defence.

Man tells of killing doctor

2015-09-01 10:29

THE hitman who shot dead Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram in May 2013 said yesterday he had been frightened at the prospect of shooting the doctor, but former policeman Brian Treasurer kept on telling him to “relax”.

Sewrams seeking closure

2015-08-30 23:02

AS evidence unfolds in the high court trial of two alleged killers of murdered Pietermaritzburg doctor Bhavish Sewram, his parents and widow are putting on brave faces although the process is painful for them.

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