ARTICLES RELATING TO VICTOR MLOTSHWA

Appeal Court judges grill lawyers representing coffin duo

2018-05-28 14:26

Legal representatives for coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson have been grilled by Supreme Court of Appeal judges.

Coffin assault duo granted leave to appeal sentences, convictions

2018-02-06 19:52

The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted convicted coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson leave to appeal their sentences and convictions.

Bail application of #CoffinAssault duo denied

2017-12-07 09:40

Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen have been denied bail in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court following an application for leave to appeal their sentences in the Supreme Court of Appeal.

AS IT HAPPENED: #CoffinAssault duo leave to appeal dismissed

2017-10-27 09:21

The two men who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol over him have been sentenced to 11 and 14 years' effective imprisonment respectively, and their leave to appeal has been dismissed.

Coffin case back in court for sentencing

2017-10-23 06:09

Sentencing proceedings in the case in which two men forced another into a coffin are expected to be heard in the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

AS IT HAPPENED: Coffin assault duo found guilty, to be sentenced in 60 days

2017-08-25 14:00

Coffin assault duo Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, accused of forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin, have been found guilty of six of the seven charges against them. Sentencing will take place on October 23.

AS IT HAPPENED: Coffin assault accused 'don't think they did anything wrong'

2017-08-21 09:42

Defence advocate Wayne Gibbs has argued that the coffin assault accused, Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, don't think they did anything wrong when they forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened him. Judgment is expected to be delivered on Friday.

I was told to get rid of 'troublesome' coffin - coffin assault accused

2017-08-10 19:40

One of the coffin assault accused, Theo Jackson has told the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court that he was told to "get rid" of the coffin because it was causing trouble.

Trial continues on coffin assault case

2017-08-10 07:45

The trial of Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen, who allegedly forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin, is set to continue in the High Court of the Middleburg Magistrate's Court.

I have never considered our actions to be wrong - coffin accused

2017-08-08 16:00

Willem Oosthuizen has told the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court that, at no point, has he ever considered their actions of forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin as wrong.

 

Coffin assault case: Duo to appeal convictions and sentences

2018-05-28 05:24

The Supreme Court of Appeal is to hear arguments by the convicted coffin assault duo, Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson, on their sentences and convictions.

Coffin case 'has been affecting me emotionally' - Victor Mlotshwa

2017-12-07 15:53

Coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa says returning to court and seeing his attackers fighting for freedom has been an emotionally taxing ordeal.

Coffin duo's sentences should be a deterrent - minister

2017-10-27 19:46

The imprisonment sentences imposed on the coffin assault duo should be a deterrent to people who commit racist and inhumane acts, Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane says.

EXCLUSIVE: Families of coffin assault duo had to sell their possessions to survive

2017-10-27 05:56

The wives of Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen have broken their silence ahead of their husbands' sentencing, with one saying her 5-year-old daughter was so angry with her father that she told people he was dead.

Coffin assault judgment will be lesson for racists - Mlotshwa

2017-08-25 18:12

Coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa says the judgment against two white men who forced him into a coffin will serve as a "lesson" to racists.

Coffin assault victim's life never in danger, defence argues

2017-08-21 17:54

There is no likelihood that coffin assault victim Victor Mlotshwa could have died by being forced into a coffin by two men, the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

The defence rests-coffin assault case

2017-08-11 18:16

Victor Mlotshwa's ordeal with two farm workers who forced him into coffin could not have lasted an hour, the High Court sitting in Middelburg hears.

Second accused in coffin case denies assault

2017-08-10 13:35

One of the accused in the coffin assault case, Theo Jackson, has denied tying Victor Mlotshwa with cable ties, assaulting him with clenched fists, a knobkerrie and kicking him all over his body.

Coffin accused often took videos and photos of 'thieves'

2017-08-08 17:32

Taking videos and photographs of alleged thieves is something the two men accused of forcing Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin do often, the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court hears.

Police may have coached witnesses in coffin case, court hears

2017-08-07 20:59

Police might have coached witnesses on what to say in the coffin assault case, the High Court sitting in the Middelburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

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