Murder convict was ‘cowardly’

2015-11-19 08:19

An attempt by a convicted murderer to take his own life after gunning down his lover was “cowardly”, a Pietermaritzburg court has heard.

Soni murder trial deferred

2015-11-17 08:27

The murder trial of businessman ­Rajivee Soni has been postponed until November 30 in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Soni recording was ‘susceptible to contamination’

2015-11-05 12:03

The cellphone on which a state witness in Rajivee Soni’s murder trial allegedly made a video recording became “susceptible to contamination” merely by being switched on.

Man sentenced to 25 years in jail for Greytown farm murder

2015-11-02 10:07

One of the killers of 65-year-old David Maratos on a farm in Greytown in 2013, has been jailed effectively for 25 years.

Soni admits being in video

2015-10-23 09:15

A disputed video recording featuring murder accused Rajivee Soni was finally viewed in the high court on Thursday.

Soni linked to drug trial

2015-10-21 09:17

The advocate defending alleged local cocaine dealer Hoosen Shaik-Cassim suggested that his arrest on drug charges in February may have been linked to businessman Rajivee Soni’s murder trial.

Political murder in Richmond?

2015-10-19 12:45

A political motive for the killing of Richmond municipal security manager Mthulisi Ngcobo has not yet been ruled out.

‘I am afraid I may also be killed but in Bozwana’s spirit I will fight on’

2015-10-08 18:57

Politics and anti-Supra Mahumapelo statements dominated speeches at the memorial service of the slain property and construction mogul Wandile Bozwana in North West today.

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.


Man (29) admits to murdering girlfriend in Underberg

2015-11-18 09:59

A 29-year-old man admitted in the Pietermaritzburg high court yesterday that he shot his girlfriend at her workplace in Underberg before turning the gun on himself.

Bisley man killed in a hail of bullets

2015-11-05 12:35

Police say an arrest is imminent after a Bisley man was gunned down outside his home on Tuesday night.

Video a lie, says defence

2015-11-04 09:50

The man who alleges businessman Rajivee Soni hired him to murder doctor Bhavish Sewram in 2013, says he ­videoed Soni on his cellphone to have “proof” that Soni indeed hired him to kill the doctor.

Three held for ANC man’s murder

2015-10-23 10:00

Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Richmond municipal security manager and ANC activist Mthulisi Ngcobo in the town last week.

‘Soni’s trial is not fair’

2015-10-22 10:35

Murder accused Rajivee Soni’s lawyer on Wednesday accused the state of “prosecution by ambush”.

Date for Ngobo sentencing set

2015-10-20 09:14

The murder trial of former Pietermaritzburg policewoman Tembelihle Ngcobo has been set down for sentencing proceedings to start on December 11.

Man admits to killing girlfriend on Christmas

2015-10-14 11:20

An Imbali man, Thamsanqa Ntenza (25), was sentenced to an effective 10 years’ imprisonment yesterday after he admitted to the murder of his girlfriend, Nompilo Ndlovu, on Christmas Day 2013.

Acid murder court denial

2015-10-08 10:48

The ex-boyfriend of Lifeline staffer Thulile Phungula has denied that he killed her.

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.

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