Cape Town night club security case postponed

2018-06-12 17:19

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.

Suspicions of illegally-intercepted cellphone calls surface in Modack extortion case

2018-05-28 16:09

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack has been accused of intercepting certain cellphone calls without consent and it is alleged that he did so to try and defeat the ends of justice.

Underworld suspect Modack off the hook in Joburg extortion case

2018-05-02 16:03

The Wynberg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg has withdrawn an attempted extortion charge against suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack.

Suspected underworld kingpin’s arrival at police station makes officers ‘queasy’ – court hears

2018-04-05 17:37

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, and some co-accused in his extortion case, have had a rough time with police while trying to be law-abiding citizens, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.

Modack, co-accused granted bail in Cape Town extortion case

2018-02-28 12:27

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and his four co-accused have each been granted bail in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

Case against suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, co-accused postponed

2018-02-22 16:39

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and co-accused Jacques Cronje will have to wait a bit longer for their bail application to be heard in the Wynberg Regional Court in Johannesburg.

Extreme security as 'Steroid King' murder accused appear in court

2018-02-15 19:43

More than a dozen police officers - some of them with fabric covering their faces and carrying rifles - have been stationed around the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town, where four men accused of killing an international steroid smuggler have appeared.

Testimony about advocate shouldn’t have surfaced - Modack prosecutor

2018-02-14 20:17

The prosecutor in the case, centred around suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, has told the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court that certain details, including those about an advocate, should never have been read out as these were irrelevant to the matter.

Modack arrested again - this time for alleged extortion of Joburg clubs

2018-02-12 14:29

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack has been arrested again - this time for allegedly extorting those running a Johannesburg establishment.

Charge dropped against businessman Mark Lifman

2018-02-09 13:18

A charge of pointing a firearm has been dropped against controversial businessman Mark Lifman.


IN-DEPTH: Legality of 'clandestine' recordings in Modack case questioned

2018-05-30 13:02

Audio clips and a recording of a meeting have become a focal point in suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack's extortion case, with claims and questions being raised about how they were obtained.

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma's mystery meeting with South African spook murdered in Serbia

2018-05-10 13:03

A person who attended the meeting where the former president and murdered state security contract agent were present says the gathering was "not a social meeting".

Police search, seize fancy cars of Modack clan

2018-04-05 17:46

Two Mercedes-Benzes and a Land Rover belonging to suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and his co-accused have been seized and taken to Cape Town central police station for "investigation".

Unexplained and lacking elements in State’s case - magistrate in Modack matter

2018-02-28 20:23

The magistrate in the extortion case of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack has found that the State failed to fully explain some elements of its case and in an instance, information which the investigating officer testified about was false.

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack gets R10k bail in Joburg nightclub case

2018-02-26 16:29

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and co-accused Jacques Cronje have each been granted R10 000 bail in Johannesburg, after a magistrate found that the case presented against them was poor.

Suspected underworld kingpin, co-accused appear in Joburg court

2018-02-19 16:27

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and co-accused Jacques Cronje have made a brief appearance in the Wynberg Regional Court in Johannesburg in connection with extortion and intimidation allegations.

Modack case arguments: Innocent businessmen vs notorious underworld figures

2018-02-15 10:39

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack either believes himself to be totally above the law and conducts business by way of threats, or he is being portrayed this way in a case with "fatal weaknesses".

Modack co-accused complain of rodents, fleas in jail cells

2018-02-13 16:16

Some of those facing charges alongside suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack have claimed that the Pollsmoor remand facility is in such poor condition that the cells are infested with fleas.

A group of cops flouted procedure in Mark Lifman arrest – attorney

2018-02-09 20:25

The lawyer of controversial businessman Mark Lifman says action should be taken against a group of police officers he alleges arrested his client without following the correct procedures.

Two critical crime intelligence questions remain unanswered in the Modack matter

2018-02-09 08:42

Two critical questions - including whether suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack may be a registered informant and about his possible links to the Western Cape’s head of crime intelligence - have cropped up in his extortion case.

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