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Rare cub stolen for muti

A rare animal, a jaguar cub was stolen from the Bloemfontein Zoo and allegedly used for muti, Free State police said.

Muti is a term for “traditional medicine” or witchcraft in Southern Africa as far north as Lake Tanganyika. The … Read the rest


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Human remains found in suitcase

Erasmia police in Gauteng have started an investigation after decomposed human remains were found in a suitcase on Wednesday morning (1 October).

Spokesperson Constable Tumisang Moloto said police were called to the R511 road in Erasmia at 07:30 by a … Read the rest






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Cannibal a ‘very nice man’

An alleged cannibal accused of killing a Gugulethu man and eating his heart with a knife and fork, cried in court.

Andrew “Master Benson” Chimbozo, 34, appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. His bail application was postponed until … Read the rest



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Human limbs found in bakkie

mutiA Lesotho national accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

Lehlohonolo Joseph Scott, 26, is charged with two counts of murder and … Read the rest




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Limpopo protesters set up pay stations

limpopo2Protesters demanded entry fees to Relela and Kubjana villages in Limpopo on Friday morning. The “pay stations” set up at road blocks were operated by protesters in full view of the police.

Limpopo police spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed that … Read the rest