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12 December 2018 4:55 PM Miguel Louw murder accused appears evasive, inconsistent on the stand

The only accused in the murder of nine-year-old Miguel Louw came across as nervous, evasive and inarticulate during his bail hearing in the Durban Regional Court on Wednesday. Prosecutor Kuveshnie Pillay seemed to have easily identified discrepancies in the testimony of 43-year-old Mohammed Ebrahim. After reading out a terse affidavit from his client 17

12 December 2018 3:08 PM 'Cannibal case': 2 KZN men who killed woman for body parts get life sentences

The men convicted of killing a woman for her body parts in the infamous "cannibal case" have been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Peter Olsen said Nino Mbatha, 33, and Lungisani Magubane, 32, were guilty of "the most heinous crime" when sentencing the two in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg. Mbatha and Magubane were convicted of murdering 15

12 December 2018 3:19 AM German SWAT team accidentally barges in on 88-year-old woman

An 88-year-old German woman received a scare when a police SWAT team bashed in her door and set off a stun grenade after accidentally mistaking her apartment for that of a biker gang member. The dpa news agency reported on Tuesday the raid in the western city of Luedenscheid was part of a coordinated crackdown on biker club violence. The heavily-armed 18

11 December 2018 5:01 PM Kenyan police: Key suspect in Italian's kidnapping arrested

Kenyan police officials on Tuesday said they have detained the man they believe to be responsible for the kidnapping of an Italian volunteer. The suspect, identified as Ibrahim Adan Omar, was arrested in Bangali town in Tana county on Sunday, said James Akoru, a senior police official based at the Kenyan coast. Police had offered a $10 000 reward for Adan, who they described 20

11 December 2018 3:33 PM Police operation in Sophiatown leads to arrests of 19 people

Increased police visibility in Sophiatown, Gauteng, has led to the arrest of 19 suspects for various offences. Ten are facing charges of being in possession of drugs, three for domestic violence, one for pointing of a firearm, one for armed robbery, and four for theft and other crimes. "Police are working hard to find drug manufacturing labs and drug lords 23

11 December 2018 2:41 PM Man appears in court for hijacking, abducting Durban businesswoman

A KwaZulu-Natal man alleged to have links to the abduction and hijacking of a Durban businesswoman appeared briefly in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. Asibonge Mdlalose, 28, is accused of kidnapping and robbery with aggravating circumstances following the much publicised abduction of 54-year-old Marta Rubilar. Following a frantic search on Friday 18

11 December 2018 5:39 AM Bus full of suspects arrested for public violence, malicious damage to property

A bus full of suspects was escorted to the Sandton police station on Monday after the 105 occupants, alleged to be striking workers, were arrested on charges of public violence and malicious damage to property, say Gauteng police. Spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele said it was expected to take about two days to process and charge the group, suspected 18

09 December 2018 8:51 PM 2 speedsters driving BMW, Chevrolet arrested clocking 200km/h on the N1

Two men have been arrested after they were caught speeding in separate incidents on the N1 in Limpopo on Sunday. A 42-year-old man was arrested next to Nyl Plaza, tweeted the Limpopo department of transport and the Road Traffic Management Corporation on Sunday. In a separate incident in Limpopo, a 48-year-old man driving a Chevrolet Lumina SS was caught 18

09 December 2018 8:31 PM Biker, 22, killed after crashing into tree

A 22-year-old biker has died after hitting a tree in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng on Sunday. "ER24 paramedics were on the scene ... only to discover that the rider, who had sustained numerous injuries, showed no signs of life ... he was unfortunately declared dead on arrival," ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell said in a statement. The South African Police Services 20

09 December 2018 2:12 PM Man arrested after telling kids Father Christmas isn't real

US police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church. Aaron Urbanski was arrested on Saturday after authorities were called to a church in Cleburne, which was hosting a breakfast with Santa event. Police say they found three people demonstrating outside the church after 20