CRIME

Residents destroy home of man accused of sexually assaulting five children

“We demolished his house because the justice system has failed us”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 July 2020

New Brighton residents launch community patrols as crime runs riot

“Our children no longer care to see a dead body”

By Joseph Chirume - 6 July 2020

Court finds JHB “clean up” “cruel, humiliating, degrading and invasive”

Police raids in 2017/18 were unconstitutional and done with ulterior motives

By Tania Broughton - 3 July 2020

Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robbery

R50,000 worth of food and six computers stolen from Sizanani Caregivers

By Mosa Damane - 3 July 2020

Family wants answers after death in police custody

Sakhiwo Mbonyongwana died in a Khayelitsha police station cell on Tuesday

By Buziwe Nocuze - 26 June 2020

Women in danger let down by courts

High Court takes five days to issue a protection order against domestic violence

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 June 2020

Parents burn tyres outside home of man accused of sexually assaulting children

NPA say placing the matter on the court roll prematurely could prejudice thier case

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 June 2020

Cape Flats families bury their children on Youth Day

“It happens every day, uncle, every single day”

By Brenton Geach - 18 June 2020

For nine years residents have asked for criminals’ hideout to be cleared

Residents want thick bush in Mdantsane removed

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 28 May 2020

Angry mob parades 18-year-old “thief” through Uitenhage streets

“I beat her by myself instead of the crowd doing it” says father

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 27 May 2020

“Arrest all of us,” say Westville residents after torching of alleged drug house

Residents say they have complained about the activities at the house without success to police

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 26 May 2020

Immigrant spaza shop owners asked for “donations” to protect them from criminals

This is extortion, say police

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 May 2020

Glebelands Eight trial postponed to October

Accused to remain in prison due to lockdown restrictions

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 May 2020
Photo of outside of Constitutional Court

Corrupt official’s house can be forfeited, Constitutional Court rules

Property acquired through crime is not protected by the Constitution

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 May 2020
Photo of a rural village

Years long feud between villages claims life of 19-year-old

“This is the first death, but these boys are causing each other serious injuries” says Eastern Cape village chief

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 April 2020
Photo of the court convoy standing in one of the hostel blocks

“In Glebelands you were supposed to be careful, be alert and know who you were talking to before you say anything” witness tells court

The trial is expected to continue on 20 April

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 24 March 2020