The broad strokes of the case involve a dispute between the parents of the children – aged eight and 11 – after the father won custody.
They were among 30 passengers who were travelling in a truck that hit a tree when the 26-year-old driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle.
Mohamed Ebrahim – who was the last person seen with Miguel at a KFC in Sydenham on July 17 – is accused of murder, theft and kidnapping.
The party’s former parliamentary operations director Louw Nel took the matter to the court in his personal capacity.
The trial continues on Tuesday after state prosecutor Kelvin Singh asked for more time to resolve preliminary matters with the defence on Monday.
Section of the acts were unanimously ruled to be unconstitutional at SA’s apex court on Tuesday.

Accountability Now attempts to have Mkhwebane declared unfit for office

The organisation argues that the many cases the public protector has lost warrant her dismissal.

Charges withdrawn in uMhlanga hotel murder case

The 31-year-old woman arrested in connection with the murder of an uMhlanga doctor will not be charged by the state.

Alleged discriminatory shop owner a no-show at court hearing

Haskin’s five-year-old son, Connor, has Down syndrome and developmental delays associated with West syndrome.

SCA slams Home Affairs, gives asylum seeker green light to marry

The court described Home Affairs’s conduct as ‘inexcusable and deserving of censure’.

UKZN student accused of killing roommate to undergo psychiatric evaluation

The murdered student, 24-year-old Samkelo Zondi, had been reported missing before Nzimande was found near his body.

End in sight for Phoenix triple murder case

Colin Pillay is accused of killing mother Jane Govindsamy and her two daughters, Denisha and Rackelle, on September 20, 2018.

Correctional services to assess if Ninow a risk to himself after suicide claims

The High Court in Pretoria sentenced him to life in prison for the rape of a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in 2018.

Myeni upholds tradition and once again fails to show up at court

The former SAA chairperson was not there to discover her case has been postponed until November 25.

Tribunal set to hear Hlophe case hits another snag due to legal disputes

The case related to complaints laid against Judge Hlophe after he allegedly tried to influence Constitutional Court judges in a case involving former president Jacob Zuma.

Jiba loses court bid to be reinstated at NPA

Jiba asked the court to order President Cyril Ramaphosa and NDPP Shamila Batohi to reinstate her to the deputy national director of prosecutions position.

Mom of Elsies River massacre accused says son was at home

‘I have in the past told police when he had done wrong. But not this time. He was at home when those shots were fired,’ she insists.

Mpumalanga teacher accused of sexually assaulting eight pupils granted bail

The man was arrested on Wednesday and appeared in the Tonga Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

Man accused of killing toddler, raping pupil faces double murder charge after victim dies

Motswathupa has abandoned his bail application and is expected back in the Nebo Magistrate’s Court on December 3.

Manuel Chang extradition: Former justice minister ‘complied with the law’

Former minister of justice Michael Masutha decided on May 21 this year to have Chang extradited to Mozambique – not the US.

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