Articles containing the tag ‘trial
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Rhodes Memorial Rapist Sentenced to Nine Life Terms

The Rhodes Memorial rapists on Monday pleaded guilty to several charges which included rape, kidnapping, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and robbery with aggravating circumstances and was sentenc... 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 Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Curbune van Wyk Killer Found Guilty

Nathaniel Mpoku, the man accused of kidnapping and brutally murdering Reiger Park toddler Cuburne van Wyk in 2014 has been found guilty of his crimes. Mpoku, also known as “Chicken” in the Reiger Pa... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Former Police Commissioner Jackie Selebi Dies

Former Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Jackie Selebi, has died after battling a long illness. He died on Friday at the Jakaranda Hospital in Pretoria at the age of 64. Jackie (whose full name ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Shrien Dewani Acquitted of Charges Relating to the Murder of his Wife Anni

Shrien Dewani, the British businessman who was on trial in The Western Cape High Court in Cape Town for arranging hit men to kill his newly wedded wife in November, 2010 was acquitted of the charges by the pres... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Dewani Trial: Dewani Could Be Freed and Mbolombo Could Face Trial

The ruling on whether British businessman, Shrien Dewani will be free from trial for orchestrating the murder of his then newly wedded wife (Anni Dewani) will be heard on December 8 in the Western Cape High Cou... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 10th, 2014

No House Arrest for Oscar: He Has No Ankles!

Oscar Pistorius may not be eligible for release after ten months as previously stated soon after his sentencing last month because he does not have the ankles on which the tracking device can be attached. This ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Aftermath of the Oscar Pistorius Sentencing: Where to from here?

After a period of close to two years following the shooting to death of Reeva Steenkamp by her then boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, the trial has officially come to an end. The athlete was finally sentenced on Tues... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Anni Dewani Killer Xolile Mngeni Dies in Prison Hospital

Xolile Mngeni, the man who was charged with the murder and kidnapping of honeymoon murder victim, Anni Dewani has died in hospital. He was serving a life term for being the man who had pulled the trigger to kil... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Closing Arguments Presented in Oscar Pistorious Trial

The North Gauteng a High court heard on Friday the closing arguments from the lawyers in the Oscar Pistorius trial. The leaders of both the defence and prosecution, Barry Roux and Gerrie Nel, were both intent o... Read more »