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Pistorius back in court today

Sentencing proceedings for former paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius are expected to continue at the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Sentencing procedures have been set down for a week before Judge Thokozile Masipa, who originally sentenced Pistorius in October 2014. In the early hours of February 14, 2013,[…]

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Krejcir sentencing to resume

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his five co-accused who were convicted of attempted murder, kidnapping and dealing in drugs were expected to be sentenced in the High Court in Johannesburg on Monday. Their sentencing was postponed last month because Krejcir’s lawyer, Annelene van den Heever, was off after sustaining a[…]

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Krejcir ‘not happy’ after sentencing delayed

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his co-accused will have to wait until next month to hear their sentence for trying to kidnap and attempting to murder a Katlehong man. Krejcir and five others appeared before Judge Colin Lamont in the High Court in Johannesburg on Friday. The matter was promptly[…]

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‘Heart-eater’ to be sentenced

A man found guilty of killing his ex-client’s lover in Cape Town, and allegedly cut his victim’s heart out to eat part of it, will be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. Andrew Chimboza, 35, had, as part of plea agreement, pleaded guilty to killing 62-year-old Mbuyiselo[…]

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Maqubela to be sentenced next week

Convicted killer Thandi Maqubela will be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday, the SABC reported. During closing arguments in sentencing proceedings on Thursday, the State asked the court to hand down a long sentence, the national broadcaster reported. Maqubela’s husband, acting judge Patrick Maqubela, who worked in[…]

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Maqubela sentence too lenient: Witness

The sentences a social worker recommended for convicted killer Thandi Maqubela may be seen as too lenient and bring the administration of justice into disrepute, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday. “I certainly think that it would challenge whether the administration of justice is working,” social worker Arina[…]

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Maqubela must get 20 years: Son

Thandi Maqubela should be sentenced to 20 years in prison for the death of her acting judge husband Patrick in 2009, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday. “We are of the view that an act of this nature needs to be dealt with as harshly as possible,” said[…]

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