"court" tag

Bail is neither a fine nor an acquittal

NO BAIL, let him rot in jail” – these are familiar words which are always printed on placards which have become constant visitors to our court buildings all over the country.


Legal eagles at odds over appointment of trial judges

EASTERN Cape judge-president Themba Sangoni and National Prosecuting Authority managers in Grahamstown are at loggerheads over the appointment of judges to hear criminal trials in East London and Grahamstown.


Malema: I will never steal from SA citizens

JULIUS Malema has denied stealing from South Africans, saying there are no criminals in his family.


Family frustration as drunk driving case gets postponed

AN EAST London man charged with drunk driving following a collision between a vehicle and a motorbike on Saturday night appeared in the East London Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Nompumelo pupil

Women appear in court for Nompumelelo pupils murder

Women appear in court for there first appearance in connection with the brutal murder of a Nompumelelo pupil who was accused of being involved in a fictitious child snatching ring.


Fraud accused hides from media

Fraud accused Xolisile Guquza tried to hide his face with a paper bag before his appearance in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Wednesday.

Daily Dispatch

R500k for sister’s honour

TWO brothers, apparently concerned about their sister’s honour, took their fists and a samurai sword to her ex-lover in a brutal assault after he sent compromising pictures of her to her ex-husband.


Mandla back into battle

ON THE day the world celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday, his grandson Mandla Mandela was back in court to fight over family graves.

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