The man accused of raping and murdering a South African teenager made his first appearance at the Wynberg magistrate’s court in Cape Town on Tuesday. Leonard Mzingeli, 25, from the Siyangena Informal Settlement in Philippi has been charged with murder of 17 year old Amahle Quku whose naked body was[…]
Seven of the eight suspects arrested for their alleged involvement in the Venda Building Social (VBS) Mutual Bank scandal are expected to appear in the Palm Ridge Regional Court in Gauteng on Thursday morning. One of the suspects remains in quarantine due to the coronavirus. The arrests were made on[…]
An Indonesian court issued on Wednesday guilty verdicts against the first three West Papuan defendants accused of treason, in a case that has drawn concern about deteriorating political freedoms in the world’s third-largest democracy. Buchtar Tabuni, one of the leaders of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua, was found[…]
A bid to have mosques re-opened during the lockdown has been dismissed by the North Gauteng High Court. Muhammed Bin Hassim Mohomed, Anas Mohammed Chotia and the As-Saadiqeen Islamic Centre launched an application to have the lockdown regulations declared unconstitutional, citing that it infringes on the religious obligations of Muslims.[…]
A Turkish court on Saturday accepted an indictment on the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, reports Anadolu Agency. The 117-page indictment prepared by Istanbul prosecutors accusing 20 Saudi nationals of involvement in the gruesome premeditated murder was accepted by Istanbul’s Heavy Penal[…]
The High Court in Pietermaritzburg has issued a warrant of arrest for former President Jacob Zuma. Earlier, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) asked the Court to issue a warrant of arrest for the former president for failing to appear in court on Tuesday. State Advocate Billy Downer says it is[…]
Three men arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Cape Town horse rider Meghan Cremer will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The case against Shiraaz Jaftha, Jeremy Sias and Charles Daniels was postponed for further investigation in October last year and they have been in[…]
A Chinese scientist behind the “gene-edited” babies experiment has been sentenced to three years in prison, nearly a year after Beijing said he would be punished for his questionable practice. He Jiankui announced in 2018 that he had altered the genes of twin girls, Lulu and Nana, to make them[…]
A 39-year-old Western Cape man was arrested for perjury after lying about being robbed of over R500,000 by police officers. “The complainant opened a case of armed robbery at Cape Town Central SAPS, and reported that he was robbed by police officers of an amount of R560,000 and three cellular[…]
Following media reports that the City of Cape Town has been ordered to halt the prosecutions of homeless individuals who are allegedly guilty of breaking by-laws, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security has indicated that they will not review the bylaws because if anything, in the City’s[…]
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