Taxi driver serial rapist to be sentenced in November

2018-10-16 19:43

Sentencing proceedings against a convicted serial rapist taxi driver have been adjourned in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

3 men arrested for scamming KZN teacher out of R1.8m pension, police looking for boyfriend

2018-10-16 16:49

Three men have been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a KwaZulu-Natal teacher's R1.8m pension payout at the beginning of this year.

Hannah Cornelius would have died quickly from heavy blows to the head, court hears

2018-10-16 15:52

Hannah Cornelius was hit so hard on the head that she would have died almost immediately, according to the pathologist who examined the Stellenbosch student's body. (WARNING: GRAPHIC TESTIMONY)

'There's a person lying there' - tragic discovery of Hannah Cornelius

2018-10-16 14:14

Two borehole pump technicians, who found the body of murdered Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, have described what they saw on the morning of the gruesome discovery.

CORRECTION: SA man not a suspect in murder of his wife in Mozambique

2018-10-16 12:06

The husband of Petro Prinsloo, who was killed in Mozambique last month, has not been arrested in connection with her murder.

Fish Hoek paedophile gets 19 years for 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' treatment

2018-10-16 08:25

A convicted paedophile from Fish Hoek has been sentenced to 45 years in jail for 21 sexual offences described as 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' punishment of two minor children.

Drought-stricken farmers give back to family of slain Gift of the Givers volunteer

2018-10-15 20:59

Despite a drought, which has left farmers in a dire financial position, some have raised around R15 000 to help the family of a volunteer who brought them life-giving fodder in their time of need, before he was shot dead earlier this month.

No arrests in brutal shooting of security guards

2018-10-15 18:48

Two security guards were killed when armed robbers shot them dead in their patrol vehicle, a video circulating on social media shows.

WATCH: Thieves caught on camera making off with stolen goods

Residents of the Sophiatown Neighbourhood Watch believe they recognise the four suspects who were caught on camera loading stolen goods into a blue VW Golf.

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Ahmed Timol murder case postponed, accused to seek stay of prosecution

2018-10-15 16:38

The Ahmed Timol murder case has been postponed to allow for the defence to apply for a permanent stay of prosecution.


Thumb print on condom linked suspect to Hannah Cornelius rape, murder, court hears

2018-10-16 18:55

A thumb print on the packet of a government-issued condom has been linked to one of the four people accused of the rape and murder of Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPS

2018-10-16 15:56

There may be cases of rape and murder that are struck from court rolls because police are unable to provide crucial DNA results on time, but police say that is not due to a backlog at their forensic laboratories. 'No backlogs at forensic laboratories' - SAPS

Court awaits psychologist's report in case against KZN man accused of raping stepdaughter 900 times

2018-10-16 15:18

The man accused of raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter at least 900 times has briefly appeared in the Verulam Family Court, where the case was postponed for further investigation.

Sentencing looms for toddler Braydon Graaff's killers

2018-10-16 13:15

Two men who were convicted of the murder of 2-year-old Braydon Graaff and the attempted murder of his mother and another man in Atlantis two years ago are expected to be sentenced soon.

Murder investigation after man dies from assault at rehab centre

2018-10-16 11:30

The Department of Social Development and the police are investigating the Magaliesburg Rehab Centre, where a man died after he was severely assaulted two weeks ago.

R3m fuel fraud: Former police officer, SARS officials granted bail

2018-10-15 22:20

A former police officer and two SARS officials accused of R3m fuel fraud have been granted bail by the Lehurutshe Magistrate's Court in the North West.

Taxi driver found guilty on 43 counts of rape and kidnapping

2018-10-15 18:52

A taxi driver, who admitted that he raped several female passengers in parts of Gauteng, is facing life in jail.

Young girl kidnapped during farm robbery found unharmed

2018-10-15 17:07

A teenager who was kidnapped during a farm robbery in Doringkloof near Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape has been found.

One of 19 accused released on R100k bail in KZN bomb terror case

2018-10-15 16:46

One of the 19 people accused of the fatal attack at a KwaZulu-Natal Shia mosque and the placement of several explosive devices at Durban shopping centres, has been released on R100 000 bail.

'Krugersdorp Killers': Youngest accused was a top student, court hears

2018-10-15 16:25

Marcel Steyn was a "diligent student" who had a promising future, her brother Le Roux Steyn has told a High Court during the continuation of the so-called “Krugersdorp Killers" trial.

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