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Slingshot student denied bail for second time

Bonginkosi Khanyile, the Durban University of Technology student, accused of using a slingshot during the recent #FeesMustFall protests was denied bail for a second time in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. National Prosecuting Authority spokeswoman Natasha Ramkisson-Kara confirmed that he had been denied bail and that the case against …

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Slain Durban doctor identified – Citizen

The woman was found with duct tape around her face and was discovered by a neighbour at their gated complex. The 63-year-old doctor whose decomposing body was found in her complex has been identified. The deceased, Dr Vajjnah Banoo Mahomed, worked at Prince Mshiyeni Hospital in uMlazi and lived on …

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Mpisane’s guards in road rage incident

Durban – A Durban man was left traumatised after being subjected to a brutal road rage incident allegedly at the hands of bodyguards of controversial businessman Sibusiso Mpisane. A video of the incident shows two well-dressed men with pistols on their hips hitting a lone driver as he sits in …

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Durban murder suspect says he was a victim too

Durban – The man accused of killing a Wentworth youngster in a shooting at the weekend says he too is a victim, because he was shot in the back. Ryan Ashley Isaacs, 35, of the Bluff, claimed he was targeted because he is a potential State witness in a case …

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Hate speech bill delayed for more submissions

Durban – More time has been allocated to the public to make submissions on the proposed new law to stop hate crimes and hate speech, the department of justice said on Wednesday. “The department of justice and constitutional development is pleased to announce that due to public and stakeholder interest, …

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DUT Student wielding slingshot in court

A student arrested for using a slingshot at a protest at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) is expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Bonginkosi Kh‎anyile has been charged with incitement to commit public violence, illegal gathering, possession of explosives and dangerous weapons, obstructing traffic and …

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