Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory

The victory for the Social Justice Coalition may result in poorer areas getting more officers.

Judge MJ Dolamo of the Cape High Court (sitting as the Equality Court) has declared that the allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminates on the basis of race and poverty.

Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory
Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory

Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory

The victory for the Social Justice Coalition may result in poorer areas getting more officers.

Pete Mihalik’s alleged killers’ case postponed to 2019

Pete Mihalik’s alleged killers’ case postponed to 2019

The lawyer was shot in the head at point-blank range on the morning of October 31 as he dropped his children off at school. 
Maimane says the ‘system of corruption’ has been stopped today

Maimane says the ‘system of corruption’ has been stopped today

Other people complicit in state capture are next, according to the DA, and the free ‘pipeline’ to protect them is now gone.
Could Zuma lose his properties, including Nkandla, following today’s ruling?

Could Zuma lose his properties, including Nkandla, following today’s ruling?

A lawyer has clarified that the former president now risks having his personal property attached.
Glebelands Hostel gunmen sentenced on counts of murder

Glebelands Hostel gunmen sentenced on counts of murder

One of the victims was shot and killed by a man who accused him of making a noise by hooting.
High court to decide if Zuma must ‘pay back the money’ for his legal fees

High court to decide if Zuma must ‘pay back the money’ for his legal fees

The fees were incurred as far back as 2006, during the former president’s criminal prosecution in the spy tapes matter.
‘Poster boy of graft’ Msimanga sues ANC for R3m

‘Poster boy of graft’ Msimanga sues ANC for R3m

Tshwane’s mayor said in court papers Gauteng ANC’s Kgosi Maepa and Lesego Makhubela have defamed him on radio and social media.
Zuma gets another hammering in Concourt

Zuma gets another hammering in Concourt

The former president signed a SADC protocol that would turn a blind eye to human rights abuses, among others, which is illegal, the apex court ruled.
Ten life terms for KZN serial rapist whose victims included children

Ten life terms for KZN serial rapist whose victims included children

Ngobeni would lure some of his victims with the promise of work before dragging them into bushes or to quiet sports fields, where he raped them.
NPA commends life sentences for ‘cannibal case’ killers

NPA commends life sentences for ‘cannibal case’ killers

The men killed Zanele Hlatshwayo in July 2017 for muti, cut off her head and removed her internal organs, hands, feet and other soft tissue.
She was my girlfriend, accused says of murdered Miguel Louw’s mother

She was my girlfriend, accused says of murdered Miguel Louw’s mother

The state today told Ebrahim that he kidnapped and killed the 9-year-old to teach his mother a lesson after she spurned his advances.
State wants international terrorism expert for murdered botanists’ case

State wants international terrorism expert for murdered botanists’ case

Del Veccchio allegedly advised someone on bomb-making, while Patel is alleged to have helped a 15-year-old teenager ‘to join ISIL in April 2015’.
High court to rule if state should continue paying Zuma’s legal fees

High court to rule if state should continue paying Zuma’s legal fees

The DA and EFF agree the state should not continue funding the former president’s ‘corruption’ defence costs.
Vlakfontein murder suspects to spend Christmas behind bars

Vlakfontein murder suspects to spend Christmas behind bars

A police officer told the court that it would be a danger to society if they would be granted bail.
Amputee stuntwoman sues RAF, film production firm for R40m

Amputee stuntwoman sues RAF, film production firm for R40m

The accident in which she lost her arm happened on the set of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter which was filmed in Johannesburg three years ago.
Man appears in court after child burns to death in alleged arson attack

Man appears in court after child burns to death in alleged arson attack

Thuso Moalafi allegedly sprinkled paraffin on a bed and set it alight in Dinokana near Zeerust, after he had an argument with his girlfriend.
Man arrested following death at North West initiation school

Man arrested following death at North West initiation school

The man, who was a teacher at the initiation school, is facing a charge of murder.
Trollip ouster Manyati remains DA councillor, 2 ‘turncoats’ booted

Trollip ouster Manyati remains DA councillor, 2 ‘turncoats’ booted

The DA in Nelson Mandela Bay said after the court ruling that they will immediately launch disciplinary processes against Manyati, to replace him.
Two suspects to appear in court for defrauding George taxi owners

Two suspects to appear in court for defrauding George taxi owners

The suspects allegedly circulated a fraudulent letter in November regarding the issuing of new taxi permit operating licences costing R5K each.
Omotoso defence to take ‘Judge Makaula application’ to ConCourt

Omotoso defence to take ‘Judge Makaula application’ to ConCourt

Omotoso’s legal team will now take their application to the Constitutional Court in a bid to have Judge Makaula recused.
Case against Ennerdale father who killed son postponed to next year

Case against Ennerdale father who killed son postponed to next year

The man claims he accidentally shot his son after he mistook him for a hijacker on the premises of Fred Norman Secondary School on June 5.
Court rules ‘abominable’ Moyane can’t have his job back

Court rules ‘abominable’ Moyane can’t have his job back

The judge called Moyane’s ‘unwarranted attacks’ on President Ramaphosa and Judge Robert Nugent ‘particularly reprehensible’.
High court to decide if Moyane should get his Sars job back

High court to decide if Moyane should get his Sars job back

He wants the court to block President Cyril Ramaphosa from appointing a permanent Sars commissioner.
Court orders Gauteng health MEC to pay R17m

Court orders Gauteng health MEC to pay R17m

A Randfontein mother’s prematurely born girl sustained brain injuries due to shoddy care during and after her birth at Leratong hospital.
Fight over barking dogs lands former Pretoria neighbours in court

Fight over barking dogs lands former Pretoria neighbours in court

A damages claim for R700,000 was dismissed, with the judge ruling that the elder of the two men acted in self-defence when he hit the younger man.
Eight in court after cops seize 1 ton of gold concentrate

Eight in court after cops seize 1 ton of gold concentrate

The men aged between 22 and 44 were arrested during a multi-disciplinary stabilisation operation in Khuma on 6 December.

 

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