World's 'most wanted' expose SA as safe haven for criminals

2018-11-08 10:20

There is a reason that many of the world's most wanted criminals seek refuge in South Africa, adopting pseudonyms and living comfortable lives without popping onto local authorities' radar, writes Mandy Wiener.

Pete Mihalik's son 'recovering and doing really well' after shooting

2018-11-03 06:51

The son of slain Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik is apparently healing well after he was injured during a brazen assassination outside his Green Point school two days ago.

Two charged for murder of Pete Mihalik and injuring his son

2018-10-31 16:19

Two people have been charged with the apparent hit of top Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik and the attempted murder of his eight-year-old son, it emerged on Wednesday.

ANALYSIS: Pete Mihalik's murder – what this means for Cape Town's criminal underworld

On Tuesday morning, criminal attorney Pete Mihalik was killed outside his son's school, Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard, in Green Point, Cape Town. News24 assistant editor Pieter du Toit interviews News24 special reporter Mandy Wiener on the implications of Mihalik's murder for Cape Town's criminal underworld.

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VIDEO FROM THE SCENE: Criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik shot dead outside Green Point school

Watch footage from the scene outside Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard school in Cape Town where criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was shot dead.

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Rivonia shooting latest in string of Serbian hits

2018-10-17 13:50

An attempted hit on a man in Rivonia is the latest in a series of shootings in Johannesburg which are believed to be linked to Serbian organised crime.

IN-DEPTH: Legality of 'clandestine' recordings in Modack case questioned

2018-05-30 13:02

Audio clips and a recording of a meeting have become a focal point in suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack's extortion case, with claims and questions being raised about how they were obtained.

REVEALED: Murders expose links of Serbian warlord's assassins in SA

2018-05-09 11:06

The murder of a man in Johannesburg about two weeks ago has exposed an intricate web of links between the SA underworld, state intelligence and high-profile criminals.

Cops destroyed documents in guns-to-gangs case - more allegations

2018-05-04 10:40

Three former police officers, who were based at the Central Firearm Registry in Pretoria, are suspected of destroying documents relating to firearms and focusing on alleged 28s gang boss Ralph Stanfield, his wife and 18 associates, in a case which forms part of a national guns-to-gangs investigation.

Suspected underworld kingpin’s arrival at police station makes officers ‘queasy’ – court hears

2018-04-05 17:37

Suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, and some co-accused in his extortion case, have had a rough time with police while trying to be law-abiding citizens, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has heard.


Mihalik's R1m 'hit': Killers left too many loose ends – source

2018-11-04 16:17

A source close to slain Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik has spoken out, saying those who conspired to kill him "left too many loose ends".

Mihalik shooting: Two KZN men appear briefly for 'premeditated' murder

2018-11-01 10:37

At the time of the shooting, one of the men accused of killing lawyer Pete Mihalik was out on bail for another serious matter related to a murder charge.

Slain advocate Pete Mihalik's wounded son out of danger

2018-10-31 12:27

The young son of murdered lawyer Pete Mihalik is out of danger after he was wounded in an apparent hit on his father during the school run in Cape Town, according to Mihalik's colleague Bruce Hendricks.

Mihalik murder: 'His loyal friends will pick up his blood'

2018-10-30 15:45

The assassination of prominent criminal advocate Pete Mihalik in Cape Town has sparked concerns about an escalation in violence as retaliation is sought, writes Mandy Wiener.

Slain lawyer Mihalik was deeply involved with Cape Town underworld

2018-10-30 09:51

Criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was deeply involved with the gangster underworld of Cape Town and is believed to have acted as "facilitator" between business and gangsters.

Police probing murder and fire in Cape Town gang hotspot

2018-06-15 20:18

Western Cape police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder of a resident of Belhar, with some sources saying it was a targeted hit linked to alleged underworld figures.

Genius, conman and double agent - the many faces of the SA spook murdered in Serbia

2018-05-14 07:13

Several sources have described South African state security contract agent George Darmanovic as a jovial and warm person to his friends, but also as a serial information peddler with extremely powerful contacts.

REVEALED: SA intelligence agent murdered in Serbia was probing Cape underworld

2018-05-07 15:04

State security contract agent George Darmanovic, who was recently murdered in Serbia, was apparently preparing to try and take down some of South Africa's most high profile figures allegedly linked to the underworld.

Underworld suspect Modack off the hook in Joburg extortion case

2018-05-02 16:03

The Wynberg Magistrate's Court in Johannesburg has withdrawn an attempted extortion charge against suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack.

Unexplained and lacking elements in State’s case - magistrate in Modack matter

2018-02-28 20:23

The magistrate in the extortion case of suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack has found that the State failed to fully explain some elements of its case and in an instance, information which the investigating officer testified about was false.

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