Chris Hani’s killer to approach court for parole

Former South African Communist Party leader Chris Hani‘s killer Janusz Walus is expected to approach the high court in Pretoria for another attempt to get parole on Tuesday. Walus’ previous court application to be released on parole failed. He and his accomplice and former Conservative Party leader Clive Derby-Lewis were[…]

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Alleged Century City serial killer to appear

Alleged Century City serial killer Kahangayi Sedumedi is expected to appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Sedumeni was charged with three counts of murder and two of rape. This is in addition to the three rape, two murder and two robbery charges that he already faces. He was[…]

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Century City murder suspect appears in court

A Gugulethu man, arrested in connection with multiple cases of murder and rape in the Cape Peninsula during recent months, appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Monday, Cape Town police said. “The suspect appeared on a rape case and we are currently in the process to formulate further charges.[…]

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Anni killer wanted earlier parole: Defence

One of Anni Dewani’s convicted killers Mziwamadoda Qwabe wanted an earlier parole date in exchange for testifying against her husband Shrien Dewani, the Western Cape High Court heard on Monday. Francois van Zyl, for Shrien Dewani, asked Qwabe during cross-examination whether he demanded anything from the State before being called[…]

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‘I glanced at Anni’s body’: Qwabe

Convicted killer Mziwamadoda Qwabe took a quick glance at his victim Anni Dewani after she had been shot in 2010, he told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. “I took a glance, yes. She was in the back seat. I think she was lying [down] but I can’t recall[…]

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Dewani killer denied medical parole

Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has denied medical parole to one of Anni Dewani’s killers, the justice and correctional services department said on Tuesday. On Friday Masutha declined Xolile Mngeni’s application, which was made on June 11, spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said in a statement. The medical parole advisory board recommended[…]

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Dewani killer asks for medical parole

One of Anni Dewani’s killers has applied for medical parole, according to Sunday’s Rapport newspaper. Xolile Mngeni, 26, was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2011. Correctional services said the request was being processed. He was admitted to Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town last month. The Western Cape High[…]

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