Diepsloot couple appears in court on suspected medicine murder of baby

rape_girls_feetSapa 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

Diepsloot couple back in court over mutilated baby

childrape3A 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

Diepsloot 5 back in court for toddler rape, murder

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

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.

The courtroom was packed to … Read the rest

Suspect in Diepsloot toddler murder to appear in court today

chicagomurderA 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

South Africa’s Commission for Gender Equality ‘outraged’ by killing and raping of children

commission_for_gender_equalityThe 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

Diepsloot vows to vote for Malema’s EFF because of crime

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

ANC and EFF supporters clash in Diepsloot

EFFLogo1Economic 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

Diepsloot ‘quiet’ after murder on two toddlers

rape_girls_feetDiepsloot 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