I'd rather remain in prison - SA drug mule

2013-11-14 17:04

Convicted drug smuggler, Tessa Beetge, who reportedly might get parole, says she would rather remain behind bars in the Brazilian prison.

Sheryl Cwele appeals increased sentence

2013-07-11 08:58

Drug trafficker Sheryl Cwele has launched a last-minute appeal to the chief justice to have her 20-year jail sentence reduced back to its original 12 years, according to a report.

Judgment expected in Nabolisa appeal

2013-06-11 20:47

The Constitutional Court will rule on a drug dealer's appeal against an increase in his prison sentence.

Drug trafficker Nabolisa seeks privileges

2013-05-22 09:09

Frank Nabolisa, who was convicted of drug trafficking along with Sheryl Cwele, has filed a court application for certain prisoner privileges, according to a report.

Nabolisa appeals increased sentence

2013-03-07 13:38

The Supreme Court of Appeal infringed on convicted drug dealer Frank Nabolisa's right to a fair trial by increasing his sentence without an application for leave to appeal, the Constitutional Court has heard.

Cwele co-accused goes to ConCourt

2013-03-06 21:44

The Constitutional Court will hear an application for leave to appeal against a ruling which increased convicted drug dealer Frank Nabolisa's sentence.

Sheryl Cwele told to report to prison

2012-10-03 13:01

Convicted drug dealer Sheryl Cwele has been told she must hand herself in at the Westville Prison by Thursday, the NPA says.

Sheryl Cwele's sentence increased

2012-10-01 14:12

The prison sentences of Sheryl Cwele, former wife of State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele, and her co-accused, have been increased to 20 years.


Sheryl Cwele's jail sentence reduced

2013-08-21 07:28

The Constitutional Court has reduced convicted drug dealer Sheryl Cwele's prison term from 20 years to 12 years, according to reports.

Nabolisa's 12-year sentence reinstated

2013-06-12 14:33

A convicted drug dealer's appeal against an increase in his prison sentence has been upheld by the Constitutional Court.

Drug dealer Nabolisa gets laptop in jail

2013-05-23 13:14

A court has ruled that convicted drug dealer Frank Nabolisa may have his own laptop in prison, a report says.

Judgment reserved in Nabolisa appeal

2013-03-07 19:20

The Constitutional Court reserved judgment on Thursday in a case where a convicted drug dealer's sentence was increased without a formal application by the State for leave to appeal.

Cwele co-accused claims rights' abuse

2013-03-07 12:03

A man who was convicted of drug dealing with Sheryl Cwele will argue that the infringement of his right to a fair trial led to an eight-year increase in his 12-year prison sentence.

Sheryl Cwele hands herself in

2012-10-04 09:57

Drug dealer Sheryl Cwele has handed herself to authorities at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court. She is expected to be taken to Durban’s Westvillve prison where she will start a 20-year prison term.

Drug mule's mom welcomes Cwele sentence

2012-10-02 07:36

The mother of a drug mule languishing in a Brazilian jail has welcomed the news that Sheryl Cwele and Frank Nabolisa's sentences have been increased to 20 years, but says the fight isn't over.

State wants stiffer sentence for Cwele

2012-06-14 22:51

The State intends asking the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein to extend convicted drug dealer Sheryl Cwele's 12-year prison term to 20 years.

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