In August 2019, three suspects were arrested for being in illegal possession of a lion cub that was dubbed Simba. The little lion was found in a house in Athlone, on the Cape Flats, and Sulaiman Effendi, Shurud Jacobs and Moegamat Simons were charged with the illegal possession of an[…]
The man arrested in connection with the disappearance of missing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is expected to make his first appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday. This, as UCT students held a night vigil on Sunday. Mrwetyana, 19, a first-year film and media studies student, has been missing[…]
A 24-year-old Eastern Cape man appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday after allegedly raping his mother in her Nyanga home. The man has denied the accusation and has counter claimed that his mother is falsely accusing him after he threatened to expose her drinking and “bad deeds.” State[…]
Community members called for the man who allegedly paid young boys from Ottery for sex, to be charged with the death penalty. Police spokesman, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said the 66-year-old was arrested on Monday afternoon on charges of rape and sexual assault. Six boys had identified the widowed father of[…]
An ex-police informant – one of four men accused of murdering an international steroid smuggler in Cape Town last year – is at risk of being assassinated because he has blown his cover, the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court has heard. Brothers Matthew and Sheldon Breet, along with co-accused Cheslin Adams and[…]
The Wynberg Magistrate’s Court is expected to rule whether Anthony Peter Freedendal, who has been found guilty of sexually abusing eight Cape Town children, should be extradited to Australia. Freedendal, 76, faces 15 charges of indecent assault, five of persistent sexual offences with a child and four charges of sexual[…]
Five suspects arrested for the murder of a 7 year old boy in Parkwood Estate will remain in custody until their bail hearing next week. Ezra Daniels was killed in a drive by shooting on Sunday while playing outside. Grassy Park CPF spokesperson Phillip Bam says fuming residents protested outside[…]
A University of Cape Town employee accused of recording and live streaming a colleague while she expressed breastmilk was dismissed on Thursday, the institution has confirmed. Spokesperson Elijah Moholola described the incident as “disturbing”. “The dismissal follows a formal disciplinary process during which the matter was handled in accordance with[…]
The Spanish dentist accused of killing his 3-year-old twins and threatening to kill his ex-wife is expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. Mario-César Deus Yela, 48, faces two counts of murder and a count of theft of a motor vehicle. Yela did not appear at his[…]
Seven men accused of raping a 13-year-old girl in Nyanga are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The group, aged between 18 and 20, allegedly abducted and raped the girl. She had been walking alone on Robert Sobukwe Road at about 20:00 when she was abducted[…]
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