Parliamentarians are entitled to a good salary and pension benefits, but luxuries have no place in the current economic climate, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Controversial businessman Nafiz Modack - who in legal papers claims he will be arrested, framed, "probably injured and possibly killed" by police - has said he will appeal a Western Cape High Court ruling that his application to interdict authorities from harassing him is not urgent.
A Cape Town businessman recorded in what was reported to be the solicitation of a bribe on behalf of underworld figure Nafiz Modack has "emphatically" denied that the man on the other end of the line was Western Cape top cop Jeremy Vearey.
The "Cape Capture" of certain police officers is behind a plethora of charges against two of the four men accused in a club security extortion case, the Cape Town Regional Court has heard.
Convicted corrupt cop Kolin Govender was back in the dock on Thursday, this time alongside underworld figure Nafiz Modack on corruption charges dating back to 2011.
Police are trying to find out who is behind a report claiming that alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack had been shot dead in a suspected hit in Cape Town.
Cape Town gangs are fighting each other. So what’s new? Cape Town police are also fighting - and the two battles are disturbingly intertwined.
In the wake of advocate Pete Mihalik's murder, no photographs of the legal practitioners representing four alleged underworld figures on trial for extortion may be taken, the Cape Town Regional Court has ruled.
Criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was deeply involved with the gangster underworld of Cape Town and is believed to have acted as "facilitator" between business and gangsters.
One of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack’s co-accused in an extortion case has been killed in a shooting in Cape Town.
Nafiz Modack and four others are expected to go on trial soon for allegedly extorting people in an effort to take over nightclub security in Cape Town.
National police commissioner General Khehla Sitole has welcomed a court ruling against controversial Cape Town businessman Nafiz Modack.
One of the Western Cape’s top cops has denied he was the voice in a recording allegedly soliciting a bribe from Cape Town underworld figure Nafiz Modack.
Businessman Nafiz Modack was flanked by a group of men who appeared to be ensuring his safe passage to the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Tuesday where he, his mother, and a jailed police boss face corruption charges.
Nafiz Modack and his mother Ruwaida Modack have been released on R5 000 bail, following their arrest on a corruption charge.
An apparent Crime Intelligence report claiming that underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack had been shot dead in Cape Town turned out to be untrue.
Cape Town nightclub security boss Nafiz Modack has succeeded in having his bail conditions amended to allow him to visit most restaurants and nightclubs in Cape Town.
Alleged underworld kingpin and controversial Cape Town businessman Nafiz Modack says he will cooperate with authorities to get those responsible for the murder of his lawyer and close friend, advocate Pete Mihalik, behind bars.
A multimillion-rand ransom payment for the release of Cape Town businessman Liyaqat Parker has led incoming Cape Town mayor Dan Plato to raise several questions about the police's investigation of the kidnapping.
Legal representatives for suspected underworld figures Nafiz Modack and Colin Booysen say they are concerned that their clients' safety is being put in jeopardy by police who leave them exposed.
The case against Nafiz Modack and four others accused of extorting people, in an effort to take over nightclub security in Cape Town, has been postponed.
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