Poacher Michael Kleinbaas Masuku was sentenced to 28 years imprisonment in Empangeni Regional Court on Monday.
41-Year-old Vusimuzi Dladla was found guilty and on Thursday sentenced in the Verulam Regional Court for housebreaking, rapes and robbery.
The serial rapist, Njabulo Ngwenya, broke into his victims’ homes at night, rob and then rape them before fleeing the scene.
Illegal immigrant Petros Vinigran was sentenced to six years behind bars for stealing R132 000 worth of railway track belonging to Transnet.
Andile Lili, who lead the poo protests in 2014, was found guilty of incitement to commit murder after he said criminals should be killed.
The former attorney was convicted of six counts of theft of more than one million rands and was struck off the roll as an attorney.
Advocate Gerrie Nel, who represents the Meyiwa family, says Major General Philani Johan Ndlovu was not even a state witness
The Magistrate said she does not believe the accused are a flight risk as they own properties in the country and are asylum seekers in South Africa.
A 36-year-old lawyer has been sentenced for money laundering and fraud after claiming she was bewitched by the devil to do so.
The NPA welcomed the Limpopo High Court’s decision to put three men behind bars for life after they killed Alwyn Petrus van Zyl on his Waterberg farm in 2020.
‘Only the taxi industry benefits when trains are put out of service,’ said Senior State Advocate Aradhana Heeramun.
The NPA are planning to oppose Itumeleng Machabe’s bail after he was accused of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl.
Clement Seothaeng recorded himself and sent the video to his manager. He demanded R150k or the clip would be circulated on social media.
The State was pushing for a life sentence but the court handed both accused 20 years for murder and five for defeating the ends of justice. The sentences will run concurrently.
Muzi Mkhize, 57, pleaded guilty to culpable homicide. In his plea statement, he said he fell asleep in court and lost control of a firearm. A shot was accidentally fired at State advocate Ann Watt.
The Swellendam serial killer, Brian Mudyiwayana, murdered five women and a man between 2016 and 2017.
A 41-year-old father abused his children between 2012 and 2021. His daughter was just 7 months old when he began.
‘The motive for the attack flows from his deeply held political, ideological and philosophical beliefs and also intense resentment with the South African government,’ said the State.
A traditional healer was sentenced to 10 years in jail for rape. He told the victim he would help her avoid a miscarriage, said the NPA.
Jacobus Petoors was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday. It was his 11th court appearance and fourth rape conviction.
‘If there is a bail application and he doesn’t get released, does that mean he will go on hunger strike until he dies?’ said the State.
Shamila Batohi insists that rushing NPA prosecutions isn’t the recipe for success. This comes after MPs slammed its ‘lack of progress’.
Jeftic Nebojsa disappeared after Mile Viljkovic was murdered in 2011. He was caught in the deceased’s car seven years later.
The court heard from the victim that she had loved and worshipped her father and he used her as an object of lust and took away her innocence.
A former teacher at Idas Valley Primary School in Stellenbosch resigned after he was accused of raping a 14-year-old pupil. The accused was released on R4000 bail.