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No end in sight for Stakala case

Umrah travellers accusing Cape Town businessman Shahied Stakala of fraud say they can no longer stand the constant postponement of court hearings and the lack of evidence from investigating officers. One affected umrah pilgrim, Anwar Mohan, who has been religiously attending all court hearings at both courts where complaints have[…]

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Petition for Dewani judge to be dismissed

A petition was launched on Friday to have the Western Cape High Court judge in British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial recused because of her “biased conduct”. The “Justice4Anni” Facebook group, which has almost 23,000 likes, is petitioning Justice Minister Michael Masutha about Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso. The petition called[…]

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Pistorius lawyers to oppose leave to appeal

Lawyers for paralympian Oscar Pistorius have filed papers opposing the State’s application to appeal his culpable homicide conviction and sentence. One of Pistorius’s lawyers Brian Webber confirmed this on Friday but declined to say on what grounds the appeal would be opposed. “The grounds are contained in the documents,” he[…]

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Heavy police presence ahead of toddler killing case

SA Police Service and Ekurhuleni metro police cordoned off the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday morning ahead of the bail application of a man implicated in the death of four-year-old Taegrin Morris. At Thamsanqa Twala’s first appearance last week, community members vented their anger and shouted “no bail, no bail”.[…]

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Killing method not discussed: Tongo

Convicted shuttle taxi driver Zola Tongo did not know how honeymooner Anni Dewani would be killed even though he heard his accomplices talking about firearms, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday. “As to what was going to happen, where and how, whether she was going to be shot,[…]

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State requests postponement in Abathembu King case

The State has asked for a postponement in the matter between King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the Abathembu and President Jacob Zuma, the presidency said on Monday. “The State attorney has written to King Dalindyebo’s attorneys requesting the postponement of the matter when it comes before court on September 5 because[…]

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DA’s Motsoeneng case set for this month

The DA’s bid to have the appointment of SABC chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng set aside will be heard in the Western Cape High Court this month, the party said on Friday. “It will take place on August 19,” said Democratic Alliance MP Gavin Davis. In February, Public Protector Thuli[…]

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Woman in court for cloned bank card

Two separate cases involving a Cape Town woman who allegedly went on two spending sprees with cloned bank cards, may be combined into one, the Bellville Commercial Crimes Court heard on Thursday. While out on warning for her first case, Anushka Rossi allegedly went on a second, similar, spending spree.[…]

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