Meet Bongani Biyela who blew R1.4 million in few months, arrested for attempted murder

Fallen millionaire Bongani Biyela, who starred in the reality TV show I Blew It, was arrested for attempted murder. Biyela made headlines two weeks ago when he appeared on the popular Mzansi Magic TV show that profiles former instant millionaires who blew their fortunes. Speaking to the publication shortly before he was formally charged by […]

New information on detective Charl Kinnear’s murder emerges

As parliamentarians vowed, this week, to find answers into the killing of top detective Lieutenant Colonel Charl Kinnear, a report which contains serious findings has emerged. Kinnear’s widow, Nicolette, turned to the parliamentary portfolio committee on police for answers to the September murder of the Anti-Gang Unit detective outside their home in Bishop Lavis. The […]

Nathaniel Julies murder case: Trial expected to begin in March

The trial of three Eldorado Park police officers charged with the murder of Nathaniel Julies is expected to begin next month. The officers appeared in the Protea Magistrates Court on Friday where they face charges of murder, possession of illegal ammunition, and defeating the ends of justice. Julies, who was living with Down Syndrome, was […]

Nathaniel Julies murder case moved to the JHB high court for trial

The case against three police officers linked to the murder of a 16-year-old Down syndrome boy, Nathaniel Julies of Eldorado Park, has been moved to the Johannesburg high court for trial starting on 19 March. The three officers appeared in the Protea Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has completed its investigation […]

Julies murder case transferred to High Court

The Nathaniel Julies murder case has been transferred to the High Court. Julies was gunned down in Eldorado Park last year. Three police members have been charged in connection with his murder. Action SA’s John Moody believes Nathaniel Julies’ family has been neglected. He says his party won’t stand by and watch them be exploited. […]

Nathaniel Julies murder accused back in court

Three Eldorado Park police officers charged with the murder of teen Nathaniel Julies are expected to appear at Protea Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The state has completed its investigations and is ready to go to the High Court. The teenager, who had Down syndrome, was shot dead in Eldorado Park in August, last year. In […]

Thohoyandou woman arrested for conspiring to murder ex-husband

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested by the Hawks on Thursday for conspiring to murder her ex-husband in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. It is alleged the suspect hired a hitman in November last year to kill her ex-husband who is a police officer over a child maintenance dispute. The hitman was allegedly promised R10,000. The Hawks’ Matimba […]

Mpho Thobane sentenced to 20 years for girlfriend’s murder

The man who killed Viwe Dalingozi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Mpho Thobane doused his girlfriend in petrol and set her alight in 2018. He has been found guilty of murder. The man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire and killing her could walk free due to a lack of evidence […]

Former cop sentenced to 17 years for girlfriend’s murder

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has hailed the “harsh sentencing” of former constable Xichavo Makamu for the murder of his girlfriend, Napsadi Thobejane. Makamu who was stationed at Welbekend police station was sentenced to 17 years following his appearance in the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday, 23 February. Ipid national spokesperson Ndileka Cola said […]

Man arrested for alleged murder of six family members

Police officers from Eshowe have arrested a 36-year-old man for the alleged murder of six family members on Saturday. According to Brigadier Jay Naicker, on Saturday at about 11 pm, the suspect arrived at the home of his relatives in Nkanini at Eshowe and called all members of the family together. This after he had […]