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Oscar Pistorius Is Tried For The Murder Of His Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

‘Bloodcurdling’ screams relived

CLUTCHING a friend, June Steenkamp stared at the man who killed her daughter, flinching as she forced herself to listen to a witness describe her daughter’s “blood curdling” screams for help.


Thugs guilty of brutal spree

A SHORT but brutal reign of terror on homeowners and residents in Abbotsford, Nahoon Valley Park and Vincent has had a sequel with the conviction of three thugs for attempted murder, housebreaking and robbery.

LITTLE PROTECTION: Suspects pulled off a daring robbery by ramming a bakkie into Jet Mart’s doors on Saturday

Robbers smash into store with bakkie and shoot at guards

FIVE robbers launched a daring raid when they crashed their bakkie into a security gate to force it open at a store near the East London city centre taxi rank on Saturday night.

BACK IN BUSINESS: East London advocate Sakhele Poswa

Police watchdog beats fraud plot

Court clears EL advocate of all charges AN ADVOCATE tells a sobering tale of how passage politics destroyed his last career. Sakhele Poswa, once head of the police watchdog body in the Eastern Cape, has now been cleared of all charges of travel claim fraud.


Car arsonist foiled by rapid response

Blaze doused before any major damage AN ALERT Stirling woman may have saved herself from being a victim of East London’s notorious serial car arsonist when she managed to extinguish a fire under her vehicle early yesterday.


Man nabbed in brazen mugging

VINCENT resident Caryl Bradshaw, 56, was left in shock yesterday morning after being mugged on the pavement outside her Darlington Road home.

Daily Dispatch

Murdered top cop was due to testify in court

Investigators find subpoena in his car THE senior Gauteng police officer whose semi-naked and bludgeoned body was found in a field outside Pretoria yesterday, had been due to testify in the Johannesburg High Court.

Daily Dispatch

Teacher has close shave in hijacking

AN EAST London primary school teacher had a near death experience this week when a bullet almost grazed his neck in a hijacking outside the school.

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