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21 October 2018 10:38 AM Gungubele: Rescuing VBS would send message that 'criminals can steal' and state will bail out

Deputy Finance Minister Mondli Gungubele has cautioned against a bailout of VBS Mutual Bank, saying rescuing the bank would send a message that “criminals can steal” and the state would pay, according to a Sunday Times report. Some MPs in the African National Congress (ANC) caucus have argued that government must step in to save the beleaguered bank, just as it did with African 25

17 October 2018 6:07 AM Miguel Louw's alleged killer to appear in court

The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 9-year-old Miguel Louw will appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. In August Mohammed Ebrahim was granted bail of R2 500 as the State had failed to bring further evidence since his arrest on July 28. "The State says that there was information [gathering] and tracking in finding him," defence 26

17 October 2018 3:08 AM Kessie Nair to appear in court for hurling k-word at Ramaphosa

The former Durban businessman who called President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word in a Facebook video is expected to appear in the Verulam Family Court on Wednesday. Kessie Nair has been charged with six counts of crimen injuria and two of incitement of public violence for the use of the word in the viral video. At his last court appearance in September 34

04 October 2018 6:28 PM Police officer accused of raping ex-girlfriend in police van

A 40-year-old police constable who stands accused of raping his ex-girlfriend in a police van started his bail application in the Ulundi Magistrate's Court, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. In a statement, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) said that the constable was arrested last month, after the 25-year-old woman reported the alleged 51

01 October 2018 10:34 AM Cape Town journalist arrested on child rape charge granted R2 000 bail

A Cape Town journalist accused of raping a 7-year-old girl was granted R2 000 bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday. The man, who cannot be named until he has entered a plea, was arrested last month. The State, which upon the accused's initial court appearance stated it would oppose bail, was this time not against his release. Cape Times editor 40

22 September 2018 5:34 PM Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sons

Egypt's highest appeals court has rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges. Saturday's ruling by the Court of Cessation, Egypt's final recourse for appeals in criminal cases, dashed any hope that Gamal, Mubarak's younger son and one-time heir apparent, could run for public 52

21 September 2018 1:23 PM Accused Capitec gunman appears confused, disoriented in Cape Town court

The man accused of descending on Capitec's administrative offices in Bellville, Cape Town this week, gun in hand, stumbled into the dock in the Bellville Regional Court on Friday. Wearing a creased T-shirt under his hoodie, a gaunt-looking Bevan Abrahams sank into his seat, holding his face in his hands and swaying slightly. His attorney, Kirvin Adams 37

19 September 2018 7:38 PM Cop, wife in court for alleged home sales fraud

A 51-year-old warrant officer and his 50-year-old wife On Wednesday appeared in the Port Elizabeth Specialised Commercial Crime Court for fraud. Vusumzi Patrick David and Olivia Nondumiso David allegedly committed fraud to the tune of R630 000. "The couple was arrested yesterday in Port Elizabeth following an investigation by the Serious Commercial Crime 29

19 September 2018 7:29 AM Founder of euthanasia organisation Sean Davison arrested for murder

The founder of right-to-die organisation, Dignity SA, Sean Davison, has been arrested on a murder charge in Cape Town, a colleague and co-founder confirmed on Wednesday. Davison was arrested on Tuesday, apparently over the death of his friend Anrich burger in 2013, who became a quadriplegic after a car crash. Davison, the professor who helped his mother 54

12 September 2018 4:05 PM Man spends more than R100 000 on pizza – using a credit card he stole from his deceased neighbour

A young man appeared in court after stealing his dead neighbour’s card and not reporting her death for two years. Robert Sharkey (24), who now lives in Bangor, Wales, was released on bail after he pleaded guilty to charges relating to the credit card of the deceased Marie Conlon (68). He stole the card from her home in August 2015, after she’d died. For the past two years 101