30.3.2020 03:24 pm
Police say when the niece came home, her three uncles questioned her about her whereabouts and allegedly assaulted her until she lost consciousness.
Three uncles are expected to appear in the Greytown Magistrate's Court for allegedly murdering their 20-year-old niece.
The country’s highest court on Thursday ruled that Numsa had violated its own constitution by accepting members that did not work in the sectors within its usual scope.
Primary school teacher Allison Plaatjies’ boyfriend, Philip April, appeared briefly in the Clanwilliam Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
Legal practitioners are concerned about the lack of clarity regarding the courts’ continued operations during the looming lockdown, with different courts giving contradictory messages to that of the office of the Chief Justice.
A full Bench of the High Court earlier this month delivered a scathing judgment setting aside Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report and remedial actions.
The Supreme Court of Appeal, in Bloemfontein, dismissed the swim coach’s application to be placed under house arrest, after he was found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a 12-year-old.
The high court found that the 22-year-old rapist’s life sentence was excessive, as his own ‘absence of parental guidance, love and care’ was not taken into consideration.
The police say half of the funds were recovered and paid back into the trust fund.
The DA remains encouraged after its court hearing on the fate of the Tshwane council.
This follows the announcement by AfriForum’s private prosecution unit in 2019 that it would privately prosecute Modise on behalf of the NSPCA.
The case against Mandla Benson Luthuli was remanded until May 5 for police to conduct further investigations.
If you have any plans to get arrested during the coming lockdown, don’t despair, as the courts are likely to continue operating and will use various interventions to ensure the maintenance of the justice system.
If the serious allegations against her were to be proven, it is likely that a finding of gross misconduct would be made, the Judicial Conduct Committee said.
One of the convicted child rapist’s victims says she will now focus on working to improve the system and that what had happened to her would remain with her forever.