The North Gauteng High Court has ordered the men’s immediate release and slammed the authorities for the “absolutely unacceptable” way in which they were treated.
HSF is fight an SCA case of whether the minister and the committee were permitted to take a decision not to renew the tenure of Robert McBride.
The former executive was charged with fraud and tax offences which related to his personal tax affairs and company tax of his businesses.
The Supreme Court of Appeal this month set aside the permanent stay of prosecution the Northern Cape High Court had ordered against the 13 accused.
However, judgment on some aspect of the relief was postponed.
The court granted the five accused bail of R5 000 each on condition that they do not dispose of removable assets that still needed to be collected or that they interfere with the investigation.

Courts DA wants Judge Hlophe suspended over gross misconduct allegations

The party says a proper investigation into the allegations can only happen in Hlope’s temporary absence from office.

Courts Eighth VBS Bank suspect Philip Truter granted R50K bail

The suspect says he intends to plead guilty on charges he faces and turn state witness in the case.

Courts Goliath vs Hlophe: three allegations Mogoeng recommends tribunal investigate

Mogoeng dismissed all other allegations by Goliath against Hlophe as meritless or brought to the wrong forum.

Courts Somizi not at court, case postponed for further investigation

Mhlongo was charged for allegedly contravening the Disaster Management Act after a video in which he’s heard talking to his Metro FM co-host Dineo Ranaka.

Celebs & viral What happens when someone refuses to take down a #MeToo post despite legal action?

In the event that a defendant still refuses despite being found in contempt of court, they may face jail time or a fine, but the offending post would still remain.

Courts Fita asks for leave to appeal high court ruling on cigarette ban

Fita said their appeal is of public importance and has reasonable prospects of success and their application to the Supreme Court of Appeal should be granted. 

Courts DBE accused of dragging its feet while millions of children starve

The department has argued that parents were primarily responsible for their children’s nutritional needs, but the institute said this did not mean it was parents’ exclusive responsibility, and the DBE should get their feeding scheme going.

Courts DA not deterred, will still challenge DMA in court – Steenhuisen

Steenhuisen said they will now have to work their way through the lower courts to fix what he called flaws in the DMA.

Courts Tshegofatso Pule’s alleged murderer’s case postponed due to Covid-19

The National Prosecutions Authority said all cases which were supposed to be heard at Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court have been postponed to next week Thursday. 

Courts LRC welcomes ruling nixing Mkhwebane’s bid to appeal Vrede judgment

The SCA dismissed the application, with costs, on the grounds that there is no reasonable prospects of success in an appeal.

Courts Bishop Bavin school closure: Court rules staff are still employed

Last month, the school abruptly announced its decision to close its doors due to financial distress and a R31.5 million deficit.

Courts Admin clerk convicted on 223 counts of fraud, gets 9 years in jail

Brigette Wait, 36, was employed by TAG Yachts SA in St Francis Bay in an administrative position, where she defrauded the company of R3 million.

Courts ‘Blue lights fraud’ case involving SAPS bigwigs to be heard in November

Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and his 11 co-accused have been charged with fraud, theft, and obstructing or defeating the course of justice.

Courts DA loses bid in ConCourt to challenge Disaster Management Act

The court ruled that it would not be in the interests of justice to hear the matter.



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