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Christopher Panayiotou trial resumes

The trial of businessman Christopher Panayiotou, who is accused of orchestrating the murder of his schoolteacher wife Jayde, and his two co-accused Sinethemba Nenembe and Zolani Sibeko resumes Monday in the Port Elizabeth High Court. Defence Advocate Terry Price is expected to cross examine state witness Clarishka Kapp – a …

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Alleged baby killer back in Cape Town court

Zukile Nakupi is expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court on Friday, for allegedly killing seven-month-old Inganathi Mnyani. The accused allegedly flung Inganathi against the ceiling, walls and prepaid electricity meter of her mother’s Philippi home after the couple started arguing. Nakupi is expected to appear on charges …

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KZN man arrested for unlicensed firearm

A man was arrested by Ladysmith K9 unit officers for possession of unlicensed firearm in the Burford area of Ladysmith, KZN police said In a statement, police on Tuesday said: “On Monday afternoon, Ladysmith K9 unit officers followed up on information that they had received about an unlicensed firearm. “The …

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Three petrol bombs found at Wits

Three homemade petrol bombs have been found at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) on Wednesday morning and police were on the scene with sniffer dogs. A student at Wits said the backpack containing three beer bottles filled with petrol that was found at Wits at the Raikes Gate on …

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14-year-old injured in shoot-out in Strand

A 14-year-old boy was injured this morning after an apparent shoot-out on Petunia Road in Strand in the Western Cape. ER24 paramedics, along with another service, arrived on the scene and found the child lying on the sidewalk surrounded by his father and a number of bystanders. On assessment, paramedics …

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