Rameez Patel to hear his fate soon as discharge application ruling looms

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"Misleading" is the word a prosecutor has used to describe the heads of argument the defence team representing murder accused Rameez Patel have submitted in their application for his discharge.

Double-murder accused Rameez Patel applies to be discharged over technicalities

2019-01-21 21:52

Double-murder accused Rameez Patel's lawyers have applied for his discharge in the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane, arguing that some of the witnesses who have testified since the start of the trial were not sworn in properly.

Sanco officials in court over R1.1m fraud

2019-01-21 15:44

Sanco president Richard Mdakane and general secretary Skhumbuzo Mpanza have appeared in court charged with defrauding the organisation out of R1.1m.

Devout Christian, who worked as dishwasher, wins R297m in legal battle after being fired for skipping Sunday work

2019-01-21 15:19

An American woman has been awarded $21.5m (R297m) after winning a legal battle against her former employer.

Coligny murder witness confesses to lying about teen thrown from bakkie - report

2019-01-21 11:02

The self-proclaimed eyewitness in the Coligny murder trial – who testified that he saw two white men throw 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu from a bakkie in April 2017 – has reportedly admitted that he lied to the court, Rapport has reported.

Gordhan vs Malema: Equality Court to hear of alleged scathing attacks

2019-01-18 16:37

EFF leader Julius Malema will head to the Equality Court following complaints laid against him by Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Durban musician Charlie Ridgway appears in court for girlfriend's murder

2019-01-15 16:29

Durban musician Charlie Ridgway has appeared in the Pinetown Magistrate's Court for the murder of his girlfriend.

Man denies raping his mom, says she indulged in 'bad deeds'

2019-01-14 19:54

A man accused of raping his 55-year-old mother in Cape Town insists he is innocent and says she is trying to put him away because he doesn't approve of her "bad deeds" and lifestyle.

Malema: 'Stop lying' about EFF's R100K payment to AfriForum

2019-01-14 11:31

EFF president Julius Malema is seemingly denying paying more than R100 000 to civil-rights organisation AfriForum following a cost order.

Court date set for trial of rugby boss Jurie Roux

2019-01-10 13:17

SARU CEO Jurie Roux and Stellenbosch University will go head to head in May this year over claims that he possibly benefitted personally from seemingly misappropriated university funds.


I lied, no I didn't! - Coligny murder witness changes his story... again

2019-01-22 13:30

The self-proclaimed eyewitness in the Coligny murder case claims he was intimidated into "confessing" to lying in court, according to a Sowetan report.

Christmas Eve killing: Husband, accused of murdering wife, gets bail

2019-01-21 16:51

A 53-year-old man charged with the murder of his 65-year-old wife, who was found dead in a bathtub in their home on Christmas Eve, has been released on bail.

Taxi hitman sentenced to life in prison

2019-01-21 15:32

North West taxi hitman Simphiwe Mcunukeli has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Gauteng High Court.

Murder of ex-Rwandan intelligence head struck off the roll due to insufficient evidence

2019-01-21 13:10

The police have 14 days to submit what actions were taken, from January 2014, to bring the suspects in the murder of the former Rwandan head of intelligence, Patrick Karegeya, to book.

Inquiry into Jiba and Mrwebi's fitness to hold office set to start in Centurion

2019-01-21 05:15

The Justice Mokgoro Inquiry into the fitness of advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office is expected to have its first hearing in Centurion.

DENIED: Remorse, suicidal thoughts and anger crop up in Chris Hani killer's parole bid

2019-01-16 21:08

Glaring contradictions in psychological reports about the remorse which Chris Hani's killer had, has led to Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha to deny him parole - yet again.

SANDF warrant officer nabbed in alleged cash-for-jobs scam

2019-01-15 07:03

A warrant officer in the SA National Defence Force is expected to appear in the Thaba Tshwane military court following his arrest for alleged involvement in a cash-for-jobs scam.

Justice minister misses deadline to give reasons why Hani's killer should stay in prison - report

2019-01-14 12:12

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has missed a High Court deadline to give reasons why Chris Hani's killer, Janusz Walus, should remain behind bars.

Manuel Chang to remain behind bars until bail application

2019-01-10 20:43

Former Mozambican finance minister Manual Chang has had his bail application postponed to January 18 by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.

Former Mozambican finance minister looks for loopholes in SA legal system to get his freedom

2019-01-09 20:39

The former Mozambique minister of finance Manuel Chang plans to fight tooth and nail against his extradition to the United States, and what he calls his "illegal detention" by South African authorities.

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