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Applause as man who strangled his date gets life behind bars

By ZELDA VENTER Delighted Eersterust residents broke out in spontaneous clapping after a judge sentenced the killer of well-known community member Molly Fisher to life behind bars. Kgangetsile Abram Tshukudu, who was 26 when he brutally murdered Fisher, 47, in her home,...

Probe launched after drunk Ugandan woman cuts off husband’s penis

By Mel Frykberg A 46-year-old Ugandan man is fighting for his life following an incident in which his drunk wife cut off his penis after he allegedly denied her sex because of her alcoholic and abusive behaviour. Moses Okot, from Amun Village...

Hawks arrest nurse for allegedly demanding R700 for a free abortion

By Cynthia Maseko The Hawks have arrested a nurse after he was allegedly found demanding money to perform an abortion when the procedure is normally done for free at public health facilities. The provincial Department of Health has called for serious action...

‘I was told to commit these crimes’: Serial rapist blames bad friends

By  ZELDA VENTER Serial rapist Zakaria Muyambo asked his victims for their forgiveness for the trauma which he had caused them, but he blamed his behaviour on bad friends. The 34-year-old Mozambican testified on Thursday in mitigation of sentence in the...

High school learner stabbed to death in Johannesburg

By Koketso Ramorei A learner from Forest High School, south of Johannesburg, has passed away after being attacked by fellow learners. Booysens Police Capt Lorraine van Emmerik confirmed the incident. “After writing exams at about 11 am, four learners left the...

‘He said ma’am you can’t run out of petrol on the N2, and threw...

Monet Van Deventer's story has gone viral and she chats to Kieno Kammies about how she was inspired to create a crowdfunding campaign to help the kind petrol attendant Nkosikho Mbele who saved her from running out of fuel. She...

20-Year-Old Woman Takes Loan To Buy A Mercedes Car For Her Boyfriend

Information reaching infotainmentspy from Kenya has it that a woman, Fridah Kariuki has caused a great stir after it emerged that she took a loan to buy a car for her boyfriend. If you think that’s not weird enough read...

COPS FIND DRUGS WORTH R3,3M!

A 39-year-old woman was bust by the narcotics task team at OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday with drugs worth over R3 million, which were hidden inside a small bag she was carrying. Police spokeswoman Lieutenant-Colonel Katlego Mogale said the...

Gang arrested for being in possession of drugs and guns

Western Cape Police arrested six suspects at Phillipi on Tuesday for possession of three unlicensed firearms and drugs valued at R 1 129 950 and the suspects aged between 23 and 35 are expected to appear in court on...

Cape Town’s criminal advocate shot and killed

Cape Town's slain criminal advocate Pete Mihalik, 50, was shot and killed on Tuesday morning whilst dropping off his kids at Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard School, his son (8) was also injured and taken to hospital, whilst the victim's...

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Fresh allegations of assault

Former deputy High Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is facing fresh allegations of assault, this time from his former domestic worker. Police have confirmed that a...

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