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13 November 2018 4:13 AM 10 quotes that sealed Hannah Cornelius murderers' fate

Judge Rosheni Allie on Monday handed three men life sentences for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Stellenbosch University student Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her friend Cheslin Marsh. 1. "The State correctly submitted that the accused can't be allowed to patrol the streets in search of opportunities to perpetrate violence and brutal 21

12 November 2018 4:55 PM 'Let's hope we don't get shot' – witness in extortion trial of alleged underworld kingpin

A brand manager of upscale restaurant the Grand Café says he lived in fear when he was unable to pay alleged underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and three others for security, the Cape Town Regional Court has heard. Radley Dijkers testified about how the accused – Nafiz Modack, Colin Booysen, Ashley Fields and Jacques Cronje – allegedly took over the restaurant's 23

12 November 2018 10:23 AM Vlakfontein murder trial postponed after accused decides to apply for bail

The highly publicised Vlakfontein murder case has been provisionally postponed to November 20 after one of the accused changed his mind and decided to apply for bail. Fifita Khupe, 61, and his 27-year-old co-accused made an appearance in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court on Monday. Khupe's bail application was set to proceed in the morning. However, it was postponed 24

12 November 2018 5:03 AM Vlakfontein murder, rape accused back in court

Two men will appear in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court on Monday in connection with the killing of seven women and children in a house in Vlakfontein. Fifita Khupe, 61, and a 27-year-old suspect appeared in the Lenasia Magistrate's Court last Monday on seven counts of premeditated murder, with the second suspect also facing three counts of rape. They also face an additional 24

11 November 2018 2:27 PM Robber shot dead during KZN post office attack

One robber was shot dead by police, another was arrested and a third escaped during an attack on a post office in Kwambonambi, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday. “Police responded to a robbery at a post office…and they came across three armed suspects who fired a number of shots at the police,” said spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele. She said one of the men was killed 28

10 November 2018 12:23 PM Khashoggi corpse went down the drains

The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi poured his remains down the drain after dissolving him in acid, a Turkish newspaper reported on Saturday. Samples taken from the drains at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul showed traces of acid, pro-government daily Sabah said, without quoting sources. This led investigators to believe the dead body of the insider-turned-critic 19

09 November 2018 7:04 AM Satanic Temple sues Netflix for using goat head statue in new show

Cape Town – A Satanic Temple in America is suing Netflix and Warner Bros. for $50m (R704.5m) over its inclusion of the goat-headed statue of Baphomet, known as the "Sabbatic Goat" in its new drama series, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The Satanic Temple claims in its lawsuit that the show produced by Warner Bros., through using Baphomet, has infringed 32

08 November 2018 4:10 AM 3 men in court for murder of Pete Mihalik

Three men arrested for the alleged murder of top Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik are expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday. Sizwe Sinzokohle Biyela, 26, and Nkosinathi Khumalo, 31, have been charged with "premeditated" murder. They have also been charged with attempted murder, possession of an unlicensed firearm and possession 20

07 November 2018 6:48 PM Five men plead not guilty to murder of Walter Sisulu University medical student

Five men accused of the murder of Walter Sisulu University sixth-year medical student Lwando Mantshontsho pleaded not guilty in the Mthatha High Court on Tuesday, when their trial got under way. Eastern Cape National Prosecuting Authority spokesperson Luxolo Tyali said two witnesses have already testified in the trial. A third was expected to take the stand 28

07 November 2018 4:16 PM JUST IN: Henri van Breda loses his SCA bid to appeal conviction, sentence

The Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein has dismissed an application by convicted triple axe murderer Henri van Breda for leave to appeal his conviction and sentence. This was confirmed to News24 by his attorney, Lorinda van Niekerk, who added that the application was dismissed on Tuesday. Van Niekerk said that she could not confirm whether they would 24