Diepsloot 5 appear in Pta for rape, killing of toddlers

rape_girls_feetFive men accused of kidnapping, raping and killing two toddlers from Diepsloot appeared briefly in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

The matter was postponed to November 1 for further investigation. They remained in custody.

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Bomb sweep at Pistorius court

The police’s explosives teams carried out a precautionary sweep to check for explosives inside the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court room where paralympian Oscar Pistorius would appear on Monday.

Reporters were asked to temporarily leave the court where earlier, video cameras were … Read the rest

Oscar Pistorius due back in the dock

South African double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius will return to court Monday, when he is expected to be indicted for murdering lover Reeva Steenkamp and receive a date for trial.

The 26-year-old sprinter will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court six … Read the rest

Two Afrikaners on trial for bestiality in Pretoria

The Pretoria News reports that the case of a Pretoria East woman who allegedly had sex with two dogs is finally ready to go to trial next week, having been transferred to a court with an Afrikaans-speaking magistrate.

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Suspended Pretoria deputy police chief in court today

Suspended Pretoria metro police deputy chief Ndumiso Jaca is expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on a number of charges.

Jaca has been charged with fraud, driving a vehicle with illegal number plates, and driving a … Read the rest

Issues of race dominate interviews for judicial positions

Issues of race, ethnicity and transformation dominated the Judicial Service Commission’s first day of interviews for judicial positions.

On Tuesday, the importance of Zulu ethnicity being a prerequisite to holding one of the top two positions in the KwaZulu-Natal division

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Holocaust denial: German court to punish British bishop

A German court is making a fresh attempt to punish a British ultraconservative Catholic bishop for denying the Holocaust in a television interview.

The regional court in the southern city of Regensburg has issued an order of punishment against Richard … Read the rest

Corrie Sanders’s murderers in court

Three black men accused of murdering former world heavyweight boxing champion Corrie Sanders appeared in the Brits Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Paida Fish, 19, Samuel Mabena, 27, and Chris Moyo, 25, each face one count of murder and three charges … Read the rest

Court allows cameras to film Malema

The Polokwana Regional Court has allowed photographers and television cameras into the courtroom where expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema is appearing on Wednesday.

They were given permission to take pictures of Malema in the dock before proceedings, but … Read the rest

Malema will appear in Pietersburg court

An arrest warrant has been issued for expelled ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema and he is due to appear in a Pietersburg (ANC name: Polokwane) court next week.

“We were notified today that a warrant of arrest was issued … Read the rest