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NPA Responds to the City Press article

The National Director of Public Prosecutions has noted the front page City Press article published yesterday; to the effect that Minister Gordhan will be charged before Christmas. The article in so far as it relates to the NPA is entirely without merit. The investigations are currently underway and are believed to be at an advance …

NPA Decision To Appeal Sentence of Oscar Pistorius

The NPA has carefully considered the sentence handed to Mr Oscar Pistorius and has decided to file an application for leave to appeal in terms of section 316(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 against the sentence imposed by Honourable Judge Masipa in the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, on 6 July 2016. The …

Reply to NPA seizes assets of 3 former senior department of health and social development officials in Limpopo

The High Court in Limpopo has ordered the seizure of assets belonging to 3 former Senior Government officials from the Limpopo Provincial Department of Health and Social Development and close members of their families. This follows an application by the Asset Forfeiture Unit in the province.The officials, Matanya Gordon Monye, Mojela Vincent Sethowa and Gorataone …

What Lies Beneath

Special Assignment

The process of reconciliation in South Africa is a daunting – and, at times, seemingly impossible – journey, a course of action driven by principle over personal grudge, the pursuit of good over evil, and the joining together of various forces in an effort to achieve an ultimate ideal. For those intimately involved in the …

NPA’s Asset Forfeiture Unit in Mpumalanga seized cash to the value of R76 million and a Toyota Hilux pick-up vehicle from two bulk cash smugglers

On Tuesday 23 February 2016 the National Prosecution Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) in Mpumalanga obtained a preservation of property order in the Pretoria High Court in terms whereof they seized cash to the total value of R76 725 714.76 and a Toyota Hilux Double Cab pick-up vehicle. This is the biggest cash seizure in …

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 …