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Police face R16m claim

A woman who was shot in the stomach by the officers who suspected her of "being a passenger in a stolen car" is suing the police.

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Case against UCT student postponed

The case of Djavan Arrigone accused of urinating on taxi driver Michelle Puis Nomgcana was postponed to December 12.

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Holiday scammers come out to prey

South Africans have been urged to be vigilant this festive season or run the risk of becoming a crime statistic.

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Dewani’s team to apply for discharge
November 19 2014 at 04:07

Lawyers for Shrien Dewani will file their heads of argument for his discharge.

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Oscar defence opposes State's appeal bid
November 18 2014 at 21:39

Oscar Pistorius' legal team have filed papers opposing the State's application to appeal his conviction and sentence.

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Life sentence for killer rapist
November 18 2014 at 18:30

A man has been jailed for life for raping a Northern Cape woman in front of her child and then strangling her.

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Land scammer’s sentencing postponed
November 18 2014 at 16:57

The sentencing of a former City of Johannesburg employee for illegally selling state land in Lenasia has been postponed.

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Disabled kids ‘overwhelmed’ SA killer mom
November 18 2014 at 15:24

Tania Clarence was "overwhelmed" by the enormous challenge of caring for her three disabled children, says judge.

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SA mother sentenced for disabled kids’ deaths
November 18 2014 at 14:41

Tania Clarence, who smothered her three young disabled children as they slept, has escaped a prison sentence.

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Mandela glasses artwork vandalised
November 18 2014 at 14:47

The giant pair of glasses erected on the Sea Point Promenade to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela has been vandalised.

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Ladysmith shooting spree suspect held
November 18 2014 at 14:45

Police arrested a suspect whom they believe was involved in shooting spree that left dead 15 people near Ladysmith.

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Municipal offices set on fire
November 18 2014 at 14:45

The quiet town of Richmond was literally ablaze when the municipal offices were set on fire.

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Arrest for unionists’ attack hailed
November 18 2014 at 14:44

A saviour of the deadly Mandeni shooting is relieved that an arrest has been made in connection with the shooting.

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Armed ‘priest’ hijacks taxi driver
November 18 2014 at 14:43

A minibus taxi driver was hijacked, allegedly by a cleric armed with a gun in Protea Glen, Soweto.

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SA mom in Japan jail mystery
November 18 2014 at 13:15

The mother of an SA woman jailed in Japan has dismissed speculation about why her daughter was arrested.

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MEC slams taxi driver ‘lawlessness’
November 18 2014 at 12:08

Taxi drivers need to start respecting other motorists, pedestrians and cyclists, Gauteng MEC for Transport Ismail Vadi has said.

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Health dept’s furniture to be seized
November 18 2014 at 11:48

Goods worth R6.5m belonging to the Gauteng Health Department will be seized for its failure to settle its debt.

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Third Mamelodi taxi boss gunned down
November 18 2014 at 11:42

Another member of the Mamelodi Taxi Association was gunned down, hours after the association’s secretary was buried.

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Cape child support dodgers owe R5.3m
November 18 2014 at 11:08

There are 1 639 outstanding warrants of arrest for child support defaulters in the Cape, and the top 20 owe R1.2m.

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Robbers hit Cape Gate mall - again
November 18 2014 at 11:08

Armed robbers hit Cape Town’s Cape Gate mall for the second time in weeks, making off with cash and cellphones.

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Tut murder accused charges dropped
November 18 2014 at 10:41

Charges against four TUT students arrested in connection with Sinakho Masuku’s murder have been provisionally withdrawn.

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Spur managers held up at gunpoint
November 18 2014 at 10:31

Five armed robbers stormed a Spur in eManzimtoti, assaulting two managers before making off with cash and other valuables.

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Still no Porritt trial 12 years on
November 18 2014 at 10:25

Nearly 12 years after being arrested, Gary Porritt is no closer to entering the dock for the so-called Tigon/PSC investment scandal.

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