Property developers Blok has no choice but to put their Bo-Kaap development plans on halt following an announcement made in the Western Cape High Court today. The Western Cape High Court ordered that the development company’s cranes are not allowed to enter the area until the next court date is[…]
On Tuesday, both Houses of Parliament are expected to consider the Joint Constitutional Review Committee’s (CRC) report which recommends that Section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow land expropriation without compensation. This, after the Western Cape High Court dismissed AfriForum’s urgent interdict application on Friday, which was aimed[…]
A man accused of dismembering his wife and dumping her body parts across Khayelitsha, is fit to stand trial, a Valkenberg panel of experts, comprising two psychiatrists and a psychologist, has found. “The accused has been found fit to stand trial and does appreciate the wrongfulness of the offence,” prosecutor[…]
A man found guilty of raping his girlfriend at a New Year’s Eve rave five years ago is expected back in the Western Cape High Court on Monday for the start of sentencing proceedings. Sharisha Chauhan died on New Year’s Day in 2013 after being admitted to Paarl Mediclinic for[…]
The four men involved in the kidnap and murder of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh will be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. Proceedings to seal their fate are expected to begin at 14:00. During pre-sentencing proceedings last week Prosecutor Lenro[…]
Sentencing proceedings of three men found guilty for the murder of Hannah Cornelius and the attempted murder of her friend, Cheslin Marsh, are expected to kick off in the Sentencing proceedings of three men found guilty for the murder of Hannah Cornelius and the attempted murder of her friend, Cheslin[…]
The fact that businessman Jason Rohde could so easily lie about his affair meant that he could do the same in court about how his wife, Susan Rohde, died, the State said on Tuesday. During closing arguments, prosecutor Louis van Niekerk told the Western Cape High Court that it should[…]
Tuesday sees the start of the three-day judgment of Mortimer Saunders, accused of the rape and murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters. The man who confessed to the murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters is set to discover his fate over the next three days at the Western Cape High Court. The[…]
Four men accused of the murder, kidnapping and rape of a Stellenbosch University student, and the attempted murder of another, are expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court on Tuesday. Vernon Witbooi, Eben van Niekerk, Nashwill Julies, and Geraldo Parsons face charges in connection with the attack on[…]
Judge Siraj Desai has ruled that Parliament has 24 months to put Muslim personal law into legislation. Judge Siraj made the ruling in the Western Cape High Court shortly after 10h00 on Friday morning. The Women’s Legal Centre filed an application for the recognition of Muslim marriages in 2014. Following[…]
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