ANC, DA want to scrub SA’s crime stats

The government intends to review the Criminal Procedure Act with a view to expunging the criminal records of some in order to give criminals “a second chance”.

Criminal records had a “detrimental effect on successful social integration” the minister of … Read the rest

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White nun’s murderers sentenced

The Pietermaritzburg High Court is scheduled on Friday to sentence two black men convicted of raping and killing an 86-year-old nun infor iXopo in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.

Austrian nun, Getrud Tiefenbacher’s body was found in her room, with her hands … Read the rest

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Cannibal gets 18 years

A black man who ate his murdered victim’s heart has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the Western Cape High Court.

Thirty-five-year old Andrew Chimboza pleaded guilty to killing 62-year-old Mbuyiselo Manona, in Gugulethu in 2014. He denied … Read the rest

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Zuma’s pilot found guilty of murder

Former presidential pilot Pule Ramolefi was sentenced on Tuesday in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg to 15 years in prison for murder.

The court heard that Ramolefi, who joined the South African Civil Aviation Authority in 2003, has been … Read the rest

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Xenophobic murder case postponed

The Alexandra Magistrate’s Court Tuesday postponed the murder case of Emmanuel Sithole to 4 May 2015, for formal bail application.

Sithole was beaten and stabbed to death in Alexandra on Sunday.

His alleged attackers were documented by a Sunday Times … Read the rest

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Suspects of xenophobic murder arrested

Three suspects have been arrested by the Gauteng police for the murder of a Mozambican national in Alexandra, while the manhunt for the fourth suspect continues. 35-year-old Emmanuel Sithole was stabbed on Saturday morning.

Sithole was reportedly a street vendor. … Read the rest

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Child’s mutilated body found

Five days after she went missing, 5-year-old Anovuyo Ndamase’s mutilated body was found wrapped in a plastic bag a stone’s throw from her Khayelitsha house.

Missing Children SA spokeswoman Nicky Rheeder confirmed that black children go unattended most of the … Read the rest