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Alleged baby snatcher in court

A woman who allegedly stole a newborn baby at Grootte Schuur Hospital 18 years ago, made her first appearance in the Cape Town District Court today.

Oscar Pistorius

NPA receives Oscar appeal notice

The NPA has received notice that Oscar Pistorius’s lawyers will contest the court decision allowing the State to appeal his culpable homicide conviction.

George Louca

Louca in hospital for TB

Cypriot national George Louca, accused of the murder of Teazers’ boss Lolly Jackson, has been hospitalised for tuberculosis, the Hawks said earlier today.

Court and Handcuffs

Rugby murder accused to know fate in June

Blayne Shepard, the man accused of beating to death former Royal Marine Brett Williams, will know at the end of June whether Magistrate Trevor Levitt finds him innocent or guilty.

JANUARY A thief running away with a tray full of cash he had stoeln from a shop in Meadowlands, Soweto. A group of other looters chased him away and he fled into nearby houses. Residents of parts of Soweto ran amok looting shops owned by foreign nationals in Soweto. People especially the youth took everything they could carry from the stores. Pic.Veli Nhlapo. ©  Sowetan.

Somali shop owners’ documents yet to be verified

The documents of a Somali shop owner accused of shooting dead a Soweto teenager are yet to be verified, the Protea Magistrate’s Court heard today.

Andrew Chimboza

Psychologist to draw up ‘cannibal’ report

A forensic report offering insight into why Andrew Chimboza killed a man and allegedly ate his heart will be presented to the Western Cape High Court next month.


Sentencing begins in ‘cannibalism’ case

Sentencing proceedings are expected to begin today in the case of a Zimbabwean man who pleaded guilty to stabbing Mbuyiselo Manona and removing his heart.

Hawks boss Anwa Dramat

Judgment reserved in Dramat leave to appeal

Judgment in an application for leave to appeal the High Court in Pretoria’s decision to overturn Hawks boss Anwa Dramat’s suspension was reserved today.

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