Patel Murder Trial Marred By Three Missing Key State Witnesses

[News24Wire] The trial against Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel, who is accused of killing his wife Fatima in 2015, was marred by three key State witnesses who are all allegedly out of the country.

[News24Wire] The trial against Limpopo businessman Rameez Patel, who is accused of killing his wife Fatima in 2015, was marred by three key State witnesses who are all allegedly out of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Murder of 14-Year-Old Teenager Suspect Arrested Motherwell

[SAPS] A 23 year old Motherwell man appeared in the Motherwell magistrates’ court today on a charge of murder. It is alleged that during the early hours of Sunday morning, 1 October 2017, the suspect took a 14 year old teenager from a local tavern.

[SAPS] A 23 year old Motherwell man appeared in the Motherwell magistrates' court today on a charge of murder. It is alleged that during the early hours of Sunday morning, 1 October 2017, the suspect took a 14 year old teenager from a local tavern.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Arrested in Amangwe for Firearms

[SAPS] Four suspects aged between 18 and 23 are appearing in the Estcourt Magistrate’s Court today on charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. The four were arrested in the early hours of this morning, 3 October 2017 during an opera…

[SAPS] Four suspects aged between 18 and 23 are appearing in the Estcourt Magistrate's Court today on charges of possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. The four were arrested in the early hours of this morning, 3 October 2017 during an operation that was conducted by SAPS National Intervention Unit, Public Order Police and Uthukela Crime Intelligence members. The suspects were found in the Ngonyameni area, Amangwe.

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Assortment of Drugs Seized and Three Arrested in Lentegeur By Operation Combat Members

[SAPS] In the quest to rid the streets of the Cape Flats of drugs, members of Operation Combat, A-Relief executed an intelligence-led operation in Lentegeur where they apprehended three suspects between the ages of 20 and 41. They confiscated an assort…

[SAPS] In the quest to rid the streets of the Cape Flats of drugs, members of Operation Combat, A-Relief executed an intelligence-led operation in Lentegeur where they apprehended three suspects between the ages of 20 and 41. They confiscated an assortment of drugs including mandrax and tik as well as money valued at R23 000. The suspects who it is believed have strong links with gangs, were charged with possession and dealing in drugs. They will appear in court tomorrow.

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Police Minister Announces Police Change of Guard After Mass Shootings

[News24Wire] A new station commander has been appointed and at least 40 extra police officers will be brought to Philippi East police station to crack down on the murders that left 18 people dead in the Marikana informal settlement over the past 10 day…

[News24Wire] A new station commander has been appointed and at least 40 extra police officers will be brought to Philippi East police station to crack down on the murders that left 18 people dead in the Marikana informal settlement over the past 10 days, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Tuesday.

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Man Bashes Mother, 94, Over Dad’s Estate

[New Zimbabwe] Masvingo -A 60 year old headman squandered a part of his late father’s estate before severely assaulting his elderly mother demanding more, a local court heard Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] Masvingo -A 60 year old headman squandered a part of his late father's estate before severely assaulting his elderly mother demanding more, a local court heard Monday.

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Special Needs Commuters in Shock After Vehicle Stoned in Cape Town

[News24Wire] A blind commuter and three wheelchair users are in a state of shock and trauma after one of Cape Town’s Dial-a-Ride vehicles was attacked in the Belhar region, a city official said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A blind commuter and three wheelchair users are in a state of shock and trauma after one of Cape Town's Dial-a-Ride vehicles was attacked in the Belhar region, a city official said on Tuesday.

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Explosion Rocks East London Industrial Development Zone

[News24Wire] Eleven factory workers were injured in an explosion at one of the factories at the East London Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday evening, with the explosion heard as far away as Cove Rock.

[News24Wire] Eleven factory workers were injured in an explosion at one of the factories at the East London Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday evening, with the explosion heard as far away as Cove Rock.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tsvangirai’s Party Postpones 18th Anniversary Celebrations

[New Zimbabwe] The postponement of MDC-T’s 18th anniversary which was scheduled for Kwekwe this Saturday has nothing to do with ailing party leader Morgan Tsvangirai who according to the movement is, “on a remarkable recovery path.”

[New Zimbabwe] The postponement of MDC-T's 18th anniversary which was scheduled for Kwekwe this Saturday has nothing to do with ailing party leader Morgan Tsvangirai who according to the movement is, "on a remarkable recovery path."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe