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Illness delays child murder, rape case

A man accused of murdering his lover's eight-year-old daughter and then raping her afterwards was rushed to a doctor after complaining that he was ill.

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Three Pakistanis held for Ermelo knifing

Three Pakistani men have been arrested for stabbing a Bangladeshi man to death in Ermelo, Mpumalanga.

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Asylum seeker violence condemned

Government has condemned the destruction of property by asylum seekers at the Customs House building in Cape Town.

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Police nab horror acid attack suspect
November 28 2014 at 13:31

A reader of The Star has led police to the hideout of Jan Pieterse, who allegedly poured acid over his ex-girlfriend.

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NZ triple stabbing; SA man arrested
November 28 2014 at 13:31

A knife-sharpener salesman, originally from SA, has appeared in a New Zealand court after a violent family rampage.

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Field’s Hill truck driver sentenced
November 28 2014 at 12:27

Sanele May will spend the next eight years and 10 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to 31 charges.

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Field’s Hill truck driver pleads guilty
November 28 2014 at 11:59

Sanele May, whose truck hit four vehicles at an intersection killing 24 people, has pleaded guilty to all charges.

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Man guilty of assaulting domestic worker
November 28 2014 at 11:37

Andre van Deventer has been found guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker, Gloria Kente.

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Charges mount in cleaner assault case
November 28 2014 at 10:16

The charges are racking up for a UCT student accused of beating a cleaner during an alleged racial assault.

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Necklacing case: bail reinstated for killers
November 28 2014 at 10:27

The High Court has set in motion a process of restorative justice in the case of four people convicted of murdering an alleged TV thief.

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‘You took Baby L’s life away’
November 28 2014 at 10:12

A judge has turned down the mother of Baby L’s request for a discharge, saying she has a case to answer.

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Field’s Hill truck driver in plea deal
November 28 2014 at 09:40

Sanele May is expected to plead guilty to 24 counts of culpable homicide in terms of a plea bargain deal with the State.

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Socialites in court battle over Lambo
November 28 2014 at 09:23

Two young Durban socialites are involved in a court battle over a Lamborghini Gallardo worth about R1.6 million.

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Final farewell to little Jamie
November 28 2014 at 09:23

Jamie Naidoo, who was beaten to death allegedly by her mother and grandmother, has been laid to rest.

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Cats used in drug smuggling attempt
November 28 2014 at 08:56

A man from Benoni has appeared in a London court accused of using cats to smuggle heroin worth R13m into the UK.

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ConCourt lets Hawks spread wings
November 28 2014 at 08:54

The Constitutional Court has struck down sections of the SA Police Act that it said limited the Hawks’s independence.

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Tim Osrin ‘ready to plead guilty’
November 28 2014 at 07:36

Tom Osrin who allegedly beat a domestic worker after mistaking her for a prostitute will be entering a plea bargain.

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Steve’s case against puppet falls flat
November 28 2014 at 07:31

Steve Hofmeyr has lost his court bid to be protected against Chester Missing's "obsessional tweeting" about him.

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Hofmeyr fails in bid to gag puppet
November 27 2014 at 16:46

Interim protection order obtained by Steve Hofmeyr against Conrad Koch and puppet "Chester Missing" set aside

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Hofmeyr tweets his displeasure
November 27 2014 at 17:29

Singer tweets that setting aside interim protection order against puppeteer signals end of freedom of expression

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Man jailed for slasher attack on ex
November 27 2014 at 17:55

A man who the mother of his three children with a slasher, leaving her paralysed, has been handed a seven-year sentence.

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Baby L’s mother takes the stand
November 27 2014 at 17:38

The mother of a two-year-old girl, known as Baby L, told the High Court in Pretoria that she had never harmed her daughter.

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Three in court for mall cleaner’s assault
November 27 2014 at 17:14

Three young men accused of assaulting cleaner Delia Adonis appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

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