Gauteng advocate charged with raping minor no longer an acting judge, JSC confirms

2020-03-19 20:07

The Judicial Services Commission has confirmed that an advocate due to go on trial for the alleged rape of a minor is not acting as a judge in the Labour Court.

Dad arrested for allegedly raping his daughters

2020-03-16 18:52

A father has been arrested for raping his three daughters.

Sentencing of Cape Town bishop who raped a schoolgirl delayed again

2020-03-12 16:13

Sentencing proceedings in the case of a Gugulethu evangelical bishop convicted for raping a 15-year-old schoolgirl has been delayed again.

Bail denied for Eastern Cape man heard allegedly raping woman in audio clip

2020-03-12 13:18

An Eastern Cape man, who allegedly raped a 21-year-old woman while she recorded an audio clip of the ordeal, has been denied bail.

Cape Town man wanted for rape hands himself in as police net closes

2020-03-11 11:52

A man who was wanted in Cape Town for rape has been arrested following a police appeal for help to track him down.

Nicholas Ninow: High Court dismisses every point raised in bid to appeal conviction

2020-03-10 14:50

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow will have to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal directly, after the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria dismissed his application for leave to appeal - finding that his crimes justified the sentence.

KZN man sentenced to life in prison for rape and robbery

2020-03-07 20:51

A 24-year-old man from KwaZulu-Natal has been sentenced to two life terms for terrorising the Ematsheni community since 2017 during a spate of rapes and robberies.

EC woman raped in public library organises protest to demand better security

2020-03-07 07:27

Sinazo Orlam, who lives in Despatch, organised a protest to raise awareness of the danger as many pupils use the library. She was joined by her mother, Senzi, and 50 pupils from various high schools, including Marymount, Strelitzia and Daniel Pienaar.

Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow asks for leave to appeal, says rape was not premeditated

2020-03-06 15:16

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow has approached the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for leave to appeal his rape conviction and sentence, arguing that Judge Mokhine Mosopa erred in finding that the crime was premeditated.

Man behind bars for rape, murder 'still using social media'

2020-03-05 06:02

A man who is behind bars for raping and murdering a woman inside a government building in Tshwane is seemingly active on social media and using a cellphone in prison, since his arrest in November 2018.


Man sentenced to life for raping daughter for 7 years, abusing her younger siblings

2020-03-17 19:37

A father was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court for repeatedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for seven years while knowing that he was HIV positive.

EXCLUSIVE | Jailed 'model agency boss' child rapist Dawie de Villiers bust for cellphone use

2020-03-13 14:10

Correctional services has launched a full-scale investigation after convicted child rapist and model agency boss Dawie de Villiers is found in possession of a cellphone while serving a life sentence in prison.

Cousins get life in prison for raping KZN woman at gunpoint

2020-03-12 15:08

Two men are each sentenced to life in prison for raping a 34-year-old woman at gunpoint in Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal.

Cape Town bishop to be sentenced for raping schoolgirl

2020-03-12 07:12

A bishop from the Emmanuel Evangelist Church is to be sentenced in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court after he was convicted of raping a 15-year-old girl in 2016.

ANALYSIS | Is enough being done to monitor parolees?

2020-03-11 05:27

After being released from prison in 2015 having served time for murder and attempted rape in Mpumalanga, Piet Mabotja first journeyed to Gauteng, where he found a job as a cleaner in Pretoria. This is where he murdered again after raping his victim.

ANALYSIS | Ninow unlikely to be granted leave to appeal conviction, sentence

2020-03-10 05:20

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow will have a tough time to convince a full bench of the High Court to grant his application for leave to appeal his conviction and life sentence.

Man sentenced to life for raping, killing 7-year-old girl from Verulam

2020-03-07 18:39

Laston Moodley was found guilty of raping a 7-year-old child and leaving her naked, on the road, with a stab wound in her chest.

Mpumalanga man gets two life sentences for raping two young girls

2020-03-06 15:56

A 24-year-old Mpumalanga man has been sentenced to two life sentences for kidnapping and raping two young girls, one of whom he suffocated to death.

PE woman distraught over possible parole for her rapist father

2020-03-06 14:50

“I’m taking two types of medication just so I can face each day,” Chantelle Akers from Port Elizabeth tells us. “I’m very upset.”

Man gets 2 life terms for rape, murder of colleague and stuffing her body in shaft

2020-03-04 15:55

The man who raped and murdered a woman in a government building in Tshwane in 2017 and disposed of her body in a shaft, is sentenced to two double life sentences in Pretoria.

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