Winnie Rust's alleged killers to go on trial

2017-06-02 13:27

Two men accused of murdering Afrikaans author Winnie Rust are set to go on trial in the Western Cape High Court in October.

Winnie Rust murder accused back in court

2016-11-28 07:17

Nigel Plaatjies and his uncle Johannes Plaatjies were expected back in the Wellington Magistrate’s Court on Monday for the murder of Winnie Rust.

Why would I want to hurt her? asks Winnie Rust murder accused

2016-10-15 08:31

The co-accused in the murder of author Winnie Rust has told the Wellington Magistrate's Court he would never have hurt his benefactor as she was good to him.

Winnie Rust murder accused moved to single cell after gang fears

2016-09-21 12:27

Winnie Rust murder accused Nigel Plaatjies has been moved to a single cell at the Allandale Prison and has not been injured in any way, a correctional services official says.


Winnie Rust's alleged killers back in court

2017-06-02 04:54

The trial of two men accused of robbing and killing Afrikaans author Winnie Rust is expected to resume in the Western Cape High Court.

Police fabricated statement, Winnie Rust murder accused argues

2016-11-22 21:03

An initial police statement accredited to murder accused Nigel Plaatjies was a story compiled by the authorities without him knowing what it contained, he has told the court.

Winnie Rust murder accused claims he was forced into robbery

2016-10-14 21:25

Murder accused Nigel Plaatjies has testified that he was forced to take part in a robbery at the home of Wellington author Winnie Rust, and was in fear for his life and the safety of his family.

Author's murder-accused described as a local hero

2016-05-24 13:04

Tearful Wellington residents have shown their support as murder accused Nigel Plaatjies, 18, made his way out of court into a police vehicle.

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