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Initiation school a ‘rape den’

An initiation school in Mpumalanga was used as a sex den where 21 girls aged between nine and 17 were repeatedly raped and physically abused, the court heard. Read Story

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Soni wanted love rival doc out of KZN

Ravijee Soni, 37, wanted his former friend Dr Bhavish Sewran out of KwaZulu-Natal, as he suspected Sewran of having an affair with his wife, the court heard. Read Story

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Elderly couple’s killers wait to hear fate

Three Winterveld men who gunned down an elderly couple on a Soshanguve street have to wait until next week to hear their fate.

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More than 270 guilty cops still serving
March 3 2015 at 12:42

Over 270 police officers in Gauteng who have been found guilty of committing serious crimes are still in their jobs.

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Serial rapist shows no remorse
March 3 2015 at 11:13

His only regret is having to burden his family, but Lawrence Bila Mabunda feels nothing for the women he raped.

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Soweto cop in murder-suicide
March 3 2015 at 11:16

An off-duty police officer shot dead two people and wounded another before turning the gun on himself, police said.

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Bullet not aimed at Luke, court told
March 3 2015 at 09:27

Lindray Khakhu says the bullet that killed 3-year-old Luke Tibbetts was meant for someone he was fighting with.

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Limpopo farmer found dead in stream
March 3 2015 at 11:04

A farmer has been found dead in a stream near his house after going missing at the weekend, Limpopo police said.

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‘Limited interaction’ for Zephany, family
March 3 2015 at 10:45

Zephany Nurse has had “limited interaction” with her biological family after being reunited, the family’s spokesperson has said.

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Wheelchair rapist gets 14 years
March 3 2015 at 10:45

Daniel Oliphant will remain behind bars for 14 years for the rape of his ex-girlfriend’s 10-year-old granddaughter.

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Body found in boot of burnt-out car
March 3 2015 at 10:30

A man’s body was found with his hands tied behind his back in the boot of a burnt car at a park in Florida, Roodepoort.

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Child porn man ‘needs therapy’
March 3 2015 at 10:31

A Durbanville man who pleaded guilty to 2000 child sex and porn charges does not fit the criteria of a paedophile, a court heard.

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District 6 land claimants to take legal action
March 3 2015 at 10:22

More than 1 000 District Six land claimants are set to take legal action after waiting almost two decades to receive restitution.

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Paralysed man to get millions from RAF
March 3 2015 at 10:25

A former miner left paralysed after a car crash will receive a multimillion rand payout from the Road Accident Fund.

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Man arrested for body in rubbish bin
March 3 2015 at 09:29

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an elderly woman found in a bin in Cape Town.

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Pastor held over ‘satanic sex abuse’
March 3 2015 at 07:36

A suspected satanic ritual at a Boksburg church is at the centre of a case in which a boy was allegedly raped.

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New SIU head ‘will not change things’
March 3 2015 at 07:36

Mixed reaction has greeted President Zuma's appointment of Gerhard Visagie as head of the Special Investigation Unit.

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Couple face 49 rape charges
March 2 2015 at 19:58

A man and a woman appeared in a Nelspruit court on 49 counts of rape and assault of 21 girls.

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Acting SIU head appointed
March 2 2015 at 18:40

President Jacob Zuma has appointed advocate Gerhard Visagie as acting head of the Special Investigating Unit.

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Alleged child killer ‘a regular guy’
March 2 2015 at 19:06

The family of slain Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts said the man on trial for his murder “looked like a regular guy”.

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Businessman on trial for love rival’s murder
March 2 2015 at 18:58

Rajivee Soni allegedly hired hitmen to kill his former close friend who he suspected of having an affair with his wife.

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Three in dock for unwrought gold
March 2 2015 at 18:44

Three men found in possession of R4 million worth of unwrought gold appeared in the Brakpan Magistrate's Court.

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KZN rapist jailed for 100 years
March 2 2015 at 18:42

A man has been sentenced to 100 years in jail by the Durban High Court for several rapes and house robberies committed between 2008 and 2011.

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