'Blue lights' case: 3 years for driver

2015-01-29 08:33

'Blue lights' driver Joseph Semitjie has been sentenced to five years for "destroying" teenage motorcyclist Thomas Ferreira's life.

Blue light driver sentenced to five years

2015-01-28 11:45

Blue light driver, Joseph Motsamai Semitjie, who knocked over Thomas Ferreira while going through a red light, has been sentenced to five years behind bars.

Media painted blue light driver as villain, court told

2014-08-28 14:21

The media has portrayed "blue lights" driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie as a villain, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.

New lawyer appointed in blue light driver's case

2014-03-13 13:08

A new lawyer has been appointed to represent blue light driver Motsamai Semitjie, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.

Mmemezi's driver found guilty

2013-12-03 13:21

Former Gauteng housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi's driver has been found guilty of negligent and reckless driving, after knocking teenager Thomas Ferreira over in a 2011 accident.

SCA rules Eden Park eviction order not just

2013-11-26 21:19

It would not be just and equitable to order the eviction of residents of Eden Park Extension Five, on the East Rand, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Unqualified cops drove VIPs, court hears

2013-09-23 22:25

VIP protection guards without advanced driving course qualifications were allowed to drive VIPs, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.

MEC ordered blue lights, court hears

2013-09-05 17:50

Former Gauteng MEC Humphrey Mmemezi ordered the blue lights on his car to be switched on before an accident with motorcyclist Thomas Ferreira, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.

Taught to take orders - VIP driver

2013-09-04 22:32

Driver to former Gauteng housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi has told the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court that VIP drivers were taught to take orders.

Former MEC's driver failed driving course

2013-09-04 15:20

Former Gauteng MEC Humphrey Mmemezi's VIP driver did not pass an advanced driver's test, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.


Blue light judge: Victim’s life destroyed

2015-01-28 12:27

Krugersdorp Magistrate Abdul Khan has described blue light driver, Joseph Motsamai Semitjie, as having ‘destroyed’ the life of teenage victim Thomas Ferreira after hitting him with his car.

'Blue light' victim will need life-long care

2014-11-20 12:29

Thomas Ferreira will have to live with severe mental changes after being knocked over by a “blue light” driver three years ago, a psychiatrist has told the Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court.

Blue light sentencing postponed

2014-03-13 15:49

Sentencing proceedings of blue light driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie have been postponed in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

Blue-light crash driver guilty

2013-12-04 08:52

Humphrey Mmemezi's blue-light BMW X5 driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie ignored the safety of other road users when he collided with teenage motorcyclist Thomas Ferreira.

Blue light driver judgment expected

2013-12-03 07:33

Judgment on blue light driver Joseph Motsamai Semitjie, accused of knocking over teenager Thomas Ferreira while driving through a red light, is expected to be delivered in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

Blue-lights case: 'MEC wants, he gets'

2013-09-25 10:12

Unqualified people drive VIP's, Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has been told, and do what the VIP tells them - no matter what the law says. And a biker went down...

MEC wanted things his way - VIP driver

2013-09-23 19:33

Former Gauteng MEC Humphrey Mmemezi's former driver laid several complaints against him, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court has heard.

'Blue-light' driver back in court

2013-09-05 11:00

Former Gauteng housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi's driver will appear again in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court on Thursday on charges of negligent driving when he hit a matric student in 2011.

Crash MEC was late for meeting

2013-09-04 18:55

Former Gauteng local government and housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi was late for a meeting when his car was involved in an accident in November 2011, the court has heard.

Blue light victim negligent - driver's lawyer

2013-09-04 09:07

Accident victim Thomas Ferreira should be prosecuted for reckless or negligent driving, not the driver of the blue light vehicle in the collision, according to a defence lawyer.

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