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Cop son, 12, in court for attempted murder

A 12-year-old is expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a charge of attempted murder, Gauteng police said. “A case of attempted murder and possession of unlicensed firearm was opened against the boy and [he] was arrested,” said Sergeant Phora Nkuna. The boy, who is the …

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Cape gov reshuffle: nothing sinister

A recent reshuffle in the DA-led Western Cape government had nothing to do with quotas of Afrikaner representatives, former Health MEC Theuns Botha said on Saturday. “The media speculation of any sinister reason for Minister [NomaFrench] Mbombo and I swopping portfolios is unfounded and untrue,” said Botha in a statement. …

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Girl murdered in Daveyton

A girl, 15, was murdered in Daveyton near Benoni, Actonville police said on Saturday. “The half-naked body was found covered in blood with her throat cut open with [a] sharp object on Saturday morning at about 6am,” said Major Mack Mngomezulu. The body was found in Pulane Street. The motive …

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Abducted baby found

A baby boy who was 12 days old when he was abducted from Cape Town’s Groote Schuur hospital on New Year’s Day, has been found, Western Cape police said on Saturday. Spokesman Captain FC van Wyk said a 24-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the crime. “Investigations led …

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8 Injured in 2 Durban accidents

Eight people were injured in two separate accidents in Malvern, near Durban, paramedics said on Thursday. Five people were injured when two cars collided at around 6.30pm on Wednesday on Ridley Park Road, said Rescue Care spokesman Garrith Jamieson. The patients were stabilised before being transported to various Durban hospitals. …

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