Articles containing the tag ‘murder
    By Staff Writer On Monday, August 5th, 2019

    29 People Killed in El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

    Twenty nine people were killed in the US in two separate mass shootings which occurred less than 24 hours apart during the weekend. The first shooting, which took place at 10:39am on Saturday at a Walmart shop ... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Monday, July 29th, 2019

    Sadness as Sam Meyiwa Dies Without Closure on Son’s Death

    On Monday, July 29, 2019, South Africans woke up to the shocking and sad news of the death of Samuel Meyiwa (66), the father of slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. It is reported th... Read more »
    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 »