Articles containing the tag ‘murder
By Staff Writer On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius Case to Challenge Six Year Sentence in SCA

Oscar Pistorius, who is currently serving a six year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s day in 2013, thinking she was an intruder, may remain behind bars longer than he exp... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

More Jail Time Awaits Oscar Pistorious as His Conviction is Upgraded to Murder

It appears that Oscar Pistorious will soon be heading back to jail to serve a longer sentence following the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) on Thursday to upgrade his conviction from culpable hom... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Regional Organiser for Political Party Alleged With Murder

A 45-year-old murder suspect who was working as a regional organiser for a political party was arrested at a community meeting on Saturday and will soon appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court, the police sai... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Steenkamps Pleased with Move to Stop Pistorious’s Release

28-year-old fallen paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorious was charged with culpable homicide and was sentenced to a five year jail term by judge Thokozile Masipa for shooting his girlfriend dead through a bathroo... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Panayiotou Bail Denied: Potential Witness Tampering

Yet another slap in the face was served to Christopher Panayioutou and his legal team in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Magistrate Abigail Beeton listed the reasons she denied the murder... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Panayiotou Bail Application Denied

The Port Elizabeth Magistrates’ court has denied murder accused Christopher Panayiotou bail. The presiding Magistrate, Abigail Beeton said that Panayiotou and his legal team failed to show any plausible c... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Panayiotou to Hear Bail Judgement on Friday

Christopher Panayiotou, the man accused of organising a hit on his wife Jayde Panayiotou, will hear his fate on Friday morning. The 28-year-old businessman and club owner will find out whether or not he gets ba... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Heyns Killer Gets Life in Prison

Marthinus van Der Walt (35), the man convicted of murdering Cape Town based paediatrician, Dr Louis Heyns (59), has received life imprisonment for the murder. Van Der Walt was found guilty of the gruesome 2013 ... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Trevor Noah Denies Reports of His Cousin’s Death

Cebisile Happiness Khoza, who is considered to be Trevor Noah’s cousin, has been brutally murdered in KwaZulu-Natal as reported by the Sunday Times. Cebisile was travelling from her hometown of Msinga to ... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Panayiotou Case Takes a Shocking Turn

Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou’s bail hearing took a surprising turn in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. During the hearing police investigator, Kanna Swanepoel, revealed t... Read more »