Six people were killed and two critically injured when a minibus taxi overturned near Diepsloot on Wednesday morning, paramedics said.
The taxi overturned on the N14 near the R511 off-ramp, said ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson.
“One of the critically injured … Read the rest
Sapa repports that a Diepsloot couple accused of murdering the woman’s seven-month-old baby appeared briefly in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
The case against Nokuthula Gumede, 23, and her Mozambican boyfriend Fernanado Sidanvo, 35, was postponed to January 21 … Read the rest
A Diepsloot couple accused of murdering and neglecting the woman’s seven-month-old baby is scheduled to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
Nokuthula Gumede, 23, and her boyfriend Fernando Sidanvo, 35, have been held in police custody since their … Read the rest
Five men accused of kidnapping, raping and killing two toddlers from Diepsloot will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
They face two counts of murder, rape, and kidnapping after two-year-old Yonelisa Mali and her three-year-old cousin Zandile Mali … Read the rest
Five 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.
The courtroom was packed to … Read the rest
A 29-year-old accused of the murder of two children in Diepsloot was expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
He was arrested in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, on Friday for the murder of two-year-old Yonelisa Mali and … Read the rest
The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) expressed outrage on Friday at the killing and raping of children in Diepsloot and elsewhere in the country.
“It is with great sadness that we experience yet another rape and murder of children,” the … Read the rest
Some Diepsloot residents angered by the killing of two children vowed on Friday to vote for the Economic Freedom Fighters in general elections next year.
“In other countries if you kill you get killed, but in South Africa you are … Read the rest
Economic Freedom Fighters supporters accused ANC supporters of beating them up in Diepsloot on Friday.
Residents supporting the EFF stood outside the Diepsloot police station but were not allowed in.
They complained about being shut out saying the police were … Read the rest
Gauteng police are offering a R100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected to be the murderer of two toddlers found dead in Diepsloot earlier this week.
Police released an identikit of the man on Thursday.… Read the rest
Diepsloot in northern Johannesburg was quiet over night after residents protested over the murder of two toddlers whose bodies were discovered in a toilet, police said on Wednesday.
“There has been no incidents so far since last [Tuesday] night,” said … Read the rest
Two men were shot dead at the Diepsloot taxi rank on Wednesday night, Gauteng police said.
The two men, believed to be taxi owners, were sitting in a taxi when two gunmen approached them and opened fire, Lt-Col Katlego Mogale … Read the rest
A man allegedly linked to the shooting of a taxi driver at the Diepsloot taxi rank in Johannesburg earlier this week has turned himself in, police said on Friday.
Warrant Officer Daniel Mavimbela said the man arrived at the police … Read the rest