Investigating officer in Verulam girl's rape case removed – KZN police

2018-06-13 17:44

The investigating officer in the case of the 10-year-old Verulam girl, who was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past five years, has been removed from the case due to negligence, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Charges laid against congregants who allegedly tried to make teen drop rape allegations against pastor

2018-06-12 12:14

The family of the 16-year-old Vosloorus boy, who claim he was raped last year by a pastor from a church in the area, has laid criminal charges against eight of the church members.


2018-06-03 08:00

A SEX worker is in court for allegedly planning to sell her 10-year-old granddaughter for sex.

Sexual offenders may be in our schools

2018-05-27 10:00

As Child Protection Week begins it has been revealed that the SA Council of Educators, which has the task of vetting teachers, has not had access to the sexual offenders' list for a decade.

Durban child rapist confesses to crimes, awaits his fate

2018-05-24 17:54

After initially pleading not guilty, a Durban man has confessed to twice raping a six-year-old girl and to creating and possessing thousands of images of child pornography.

ANCWL condemns alleged sexual assault after Joburg soccer coach arrested

2018-05-11 22:44

The ANC Women's League has condemned the sexual assault of a boy, allegedly by a football coach at an academy in Johannesburg, where 29 other boys were rescued.

Rape allegation against creche worker withdrawn because 2-year-old child 'too young to testify'

2018-04-30 05:42

A Cape Town creche is at the centre of rape allegations involving a two-year-old girl and a creche employee, but the case has been removed from the court roll because she is too young to testify.

Police welcome life sentence for mother who protected her baby's rapist

2018-04-13 08:31

The life sentence imposed on a Gauteng woman who shielded her baby’s rapist from authorities has been welcomed by national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Khehla Sitole.

Mom arrested in deaths of baby, toddler found in car seats

2018-03-28 11:31

Arizona authorities say the mother of a baby and a toddler found dead in car seats in a car has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Alleged Soweto school sexual assault by cop a gross form of betrayal, says children's NGO

2018-03-14 18:56

The Teddy Bear Clinic says all stakeholders must review what happened in a case where an officer investigating allegations of sexual assault at a Soweto school has himself been accused of molestation.



2018-06-13 10:22

A GOGO who apparently thought it was okay to shut her grandkids into dog cages in her car will be facing the might of the law.

Case against mother and stepfather of abused boy, 3, delayed by post-mortem report

2018-06-08 13:43

An outstanding report on the post-mortem of toddler Jeremiah Speak has delayed proceedings in the trial of his mother and stepfather.

9-month-old allegedly sexually abused

2018-05-31 17:53

A nine-month-old baby is in the care of her father after it was discovered that she was sexually abused.

Judge says it was difficult to look at photographs of 3-year-old Poppie's injuries

2018-05-24 18:41

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has sentenced the toddler's killers, Louisa and Kobus Koekemoer, to life behind bars.

Poppie's mother and stepfather sentenced to life for her murder

2018-05-24 11:11

The biological mother and stepfather of three-year-old Poppie van der Merwe, who were convicted of her murder, have been sentenced to life in prison by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Mom, stepdad in court after abused boy, 2, dies

2018-05-04 20:01

A post-mortem report will determine if the child died of the injuries sustained allegedly at the hands of his parents, which might result in the charge being changed to murder.

Baby-throwing dad case postponed

2018-04-16 16:34

The State has asked the court for a postponement as investigations continue in the case of a man accused of throwing his 1-year-old daughter from the roof of a shack.

State calls for couple to be barred from seeing child in KZN abuse case

2018-04-11 23:00

The National Prosecuting Authority has proposed that a couple accused of brutally beating a child not be allowed to contact or see the 4-year-old.

Father testifies in Australian court cardinal abused son

2018-03-16 06:47

A father has testified in an Australian court that his son has said he was sexually abused by Vatican Cardinal George Pell during a water-skiing outing years ago.

Molestation allegations against cop investigating Soweto school sexual assault 'quite serious'

2018-03-14 10:22

Allegations of molestation against an investigator assigned to a Soweto primary school sexual assault case 'are quite serious', Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange has said.

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