Nurse who ordered R40K hit on abusive boyfriend sentenced to 7 years in jail

A 49-year-old nurse who paid hitmen R40 000 to murder her abusive boyfriend, has been jailed for 7 years. Nokhona Mpanza, a nurse at St Apollinaris Hospital, pleaded guilty to killing Nkosinathi Ngcobo. In her guilty plea handed in at the Pietermaritzburg High Court, Mpanza said she and the deceased became involved in a relationship […]

Limpopo doctor jailed for 8 years for raping teenage patient on examination bed

A Tzaneen doctor was sentenced to an effective eight years in prison for raping a 17-year-old patient. Fifty-five-year-old Dumisani Chauke raped the teenager when she was on an examination bed in his surgery in Nkowankowa for a consultation. The attack happened on 17 October 2017. Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said while the teen […]

Ex-cop sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping mentally handicapped teen

A former Northern Cape police officer was found guilty on Tuesday of raping a 14-year-old mentally handicapped girl in Noupoort in January. The 47-year-old officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison by the De Aar Regional Court. According to police spokesperson Colonel Mashay Gamieldien, the teenage girl, who is said to have the mental […]

Photos: Isibaya actress Mampho Brescia (Iris) with her Husband of 15 years and their beautiful family

Iris from Isibaya is a character fans love to hate, one day they’re stanning Iris, the next they can’t stand Iris. It means the actress who plays her character, Mampho Brescia is doing a damn good job. Mampho Brescia has been in the film industry for a while now, aside from being an actress, she […]

Sentences of 8 who stole petroleum products more than 15 years ago reduced

Eight people who were convicted and sentenced for fuel theft have managed to get their lengthy sentences reduced by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA). The group was involved in an unlawful operation through which fuel was stolen from Sasol and Engen over 15 years ago. They are Nazier Ahmed Tiry, Patricia Shangweni, Abraham Tshabalala, […]

Man sentenced to 22 years in jail for kidnapping girl & raping her while having s.e.x with his wife

A Mozambican man has been sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment for kidnapping a 14-year-old girl from Mozambique and raping her while having s.e.x with his wife. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria found Angelo Mulambo, 30, guilty of human trafficking, rape, kidnapping and assisting a person to be in the country illegally. According to Lumka […]

EC police officer convicted for girlfriend’s murder sentenced to 10 years in jail

An Eastern Cape police constable on Thursday was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend. The Butterworth Circuit Court also declared Detective Makazukiswe Sigonya unfit to possess a firearm. The official was convicted in September. He assaulted the woman in July 2016 before taking her to the hospital where she later died. […]

KZN man who had child p0rn images of babies sentenced to 10 years in jail

A KZN convicted s.e.x offender who pleaded guilty to having over 400 images of child p0rn0graphy in his phone was sentenced to 10 years behind bars. Jacobus Pieter De Wet, 43, was sentenced in the KwaDukuza Regional Court. His name was added to the National Register of S.e.x Offenders. NPA spokesperson, Natasha Ramkisson-Kara said De […]

258 years in prison for 2 cash-in-transit robbers

Two cash-in-transit robbers were sentenced to a combined 258 years in prison in the Polokwane High Court on Wednesday. According to Hawks spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke, between September and October 2017, Boitumelo Daniel Aphane, 34, and Solly Solomon Monama, 38, committed a series of cash-in-transit robberies in Polokwane, Seshego, Mankweng, and Ritavi. A dedicated team […]

Polokwane cash-in-transit suspects sentenced to 285 years imprisonment

Two suspects, arrested for a spate of cash in transit robberies in Polokwane, Seshego, Mankweng and Ritavi, have been sentenced to 285 years behind bars. Hawks spokesperson, Captain Matimba Maluleke, said between September and October 2017, Boitumelo Daniel Aphane (34) and Solly Solomon Monama (38) committed a series of cash in transit robberies which resulted […]