Category «Judicial»

NDPP Authorizes racketeering charges in the Cato Manor matter

Pretoria – Members of the media are advised that on 13 February 2016 the National Director of Public Prosecutions, Advocate Shaun Abrahams authorized the prosecution of Johan Booysen and twenty seven (27)  members of the Cato Manor Organised Crime Unit on Racketeering charges in terms of section 2 (4) of the Prevention of Organised Crime …

NPA forfeits the vehicle that was used by poachers to kill a rhino to the victim (Rehabilitation Centre for Infant Rhinos)

Pretoria – On Friday 29 January 2016 the Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) obtained an order in the Pretoria High Court in terms whereof a Mazda pick-up vehicle (the Mazda) was declared forfeited to the victim of a rhinoceros poaching incident, namely the Care for Wild Africa Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre …

Democratic Alliance lawsuit set for hearing on 2 February 2016

The case between the Democratic Alliance and the Government of SA (State President, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services and National Director of prosecutions), NomGcobo Jiba and the Advocates of SA has been set down for hearing on the 2nd of February 2016. Responding affidavit on behalf of the Government (State President, Minister of Justice …

Oscar Pistorius accused of murder

THE SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL OF SOUTH AFRICA JUDGMENT Reportable Case No: 96/2015 In the matter between: DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS, GAUTENG     APPELLANT and OSCAR LEONARD CARL PISTORIUS                                 RESPONDENT Neutral citation:    Director of Public Prosecutions, Gauteng v Pistorius (96/2015) [2015] ZASCA 204 (3 December 2015) Coram:    Mpati P, Mhlantla, Leach and Majiedt JJA and …

Child rapist sentenced to life imprisonment

NPA appeals Oscar Pistorius Judgement and Sentence

Pretoria: The North Gauteng High Court sentenced Ben Masilo Maselane from Soshanguve to two life sentences in respect of one count of rape and murder. He was further sentenced to six years imprisonment for housebreaking with intent to kidnap and six years imprisonment for kidnapping. During the night of 10 February 2007, the accused came …

Police killer sentenced to 25 years

Pretoria –  Dimakatso Mametsa pleaded guilty to charges of murder, possession of an illegal firearm and a further charge of robbery with aggravating circumstances unrelated to the murder of Constable Baloyi. The Atterdgeville  regional court accepted his guilty plea on 5 November 2015 and sentenced the accused to 13 years imprisonment for murder, 12 years …

Israeli fugitive back in Randburg court today

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Pretoria: 29 October 2015 – The South African Police Service’s Interpol Extradition Task Team will be vigorously opposing a bail application of an Israeli fugitive whom they (the task team) arrested earlier this month. Shay Moslie, a 33-year old Israeli national, who is facing charges of murder and attempted murder is alleged to be tied to the Israeli …

Onttrekking uit Strafhof ontbloot SA as menseregte-skender

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Deur te onttrek uit die Internasionale Strafhof is ʼn skuld-erkenning van die ANC dat hulle ʼn fout gemaak het om president Omar al-Bashir in Suid-Afrika toe te laat. Nou probeer hulle verder weghardloop van die gevolge van hierdie fout. President Mbeki het uit sy pad gegaan om die beeld van Suid-Afrika as ʼn mensereg- sensitiewe …