A man in Mpumalanga has been sentenced to life for the murder of a toddler. Vincent Phahlane stole his father’s firearm and went on a rampage in November 2020 after his exgirlfriend refused to meet him. He discharged the weapon at a school before going to his exgirlfriend’s aunt’s house, where he fatally shot the twoyearold Akanyang Maite. Phahlane was also found guilty of attempted murder, theft of a firearm, possession of an unlicensed firearm with ammunition, and discharging a firearm in a public area.
Nicole Johnson, the wife of alleged gang leader Ralph Stanfield, is facing serious legal charges, including attempted murder. Her defense has been called into question after unknown assailants targeted a complainant’s father while she and her husband were in custody. Johnson is also dealing with personal struggles, including the potential loss of her business and her daughter’s medical condition. The court is expected to deliver a ruling on January 16.
The murder of Lulama Dinginto, a 56yearold woman, has shaken the community of Gugulethu, South Africa. She was brutally murdered in her bathroom with multiple gunshot wounds. The police are actively seeking the public’s help in their ongoing investigation and offering a reward of R50,000 for any leads that result in the capture of those involved in Dinginto’s murder. The community is in fear and outrage, and the SAPS is determined to bring the culprits to justice and restore peace to Gugulethu.
Kyle Ruiters is a 28yearold psychopath who was found guilty of dismembering Lynette Volschenk in her apartment. His fascination with serial killers and diagnostic markers for antisocial personality disorder align with his barbaric act. He has been classified as a hazardous criminal indefinitely by the state, emphasizing the importance of managing mental health disorders and the need for vigilance in our societies to prevent such dreadful deeds.
Luyanda Fuzile, the primary suspect in the tragic murder of Sergeant Nameto Molema and the attempted murder of his colleague, Malibongwe Mnani, has recently entered a guilty plea in court. The incident, which occurred in 2021 during a robbery at GR Spices in the Killarney factory zone, has left a lasting impact on the community and the families of the victims.
The case of Ivan Ivanov’s brutal murder has been a mystery since his tragic death in July 2019 while hiking in Cape Town, South Africa. The events leading up to his murder and the subsequent trial of his alleged assailants are complex and reveal the intricacies of the human psyche, justice, and criminal relationships.
On the morning of August 13, 2023, tragedy struck the community of Bonteheuwel when Annelle Jantjies, a 36yearold woman, was shot and killed in her sleep. Her boyfriend, Waleed Khan, a 49yearold resident of Bonteheuwel, turned himself in to the South African Police Services (SAPS) and confessed to the crime. He brought with him the firearm used in the murder.
The case against Zaid Isaacs, a rehab owner accused of murdering Igshaan Philander, has been provisionally withdrawn, leaving Philander’s family members feeling dismayed and disappointed. Isaacs owned and operated Synergy Rehabilitation and Upliftment Centre in Ruyterwacht. His coaccused, Vuyani Kedama, Moegamat Ishmail Jones, and Moegamat Rafiek Ishmail, were also arrested in connection with Philander’s death.
On a Sunday afternoon in Mitchell’s Plain, Toufeeq Williams, an offduty officer of the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP), was senselessly murdered while carrying a baby and walking down Hengelaar Street. The incident has left both the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town in shock and mourning.
The Blue Downs Magistrate’s Court has refused bail to Arthur Wheeler, a man accused of committing heinous crimes against an innocent 8yearold child, Daniel Jamneck. ## Accused of serious crimes against a child
In a horrific incident that has shaken the community of Kraaifontein, an 8yearold boy was found dead during a sleepover at a friend’s house. The discovery was made by one of the adults in the house, and the police were immediately notified.
The community and family of former Banyana Banyana captain Khabo Zitha have been left in shock and sorrow after her sister, Lindiwe Zitha, was brutally attacked by her boyfriend over the weekend. The attack, which took place during a load shedding bout, has resulted in Lindiwe being in a coma and fighting for her life in a Gauteng hospital.
In a tragic incident on Wednesday afternoon in Ocean View, Cape Town, two elderly brothers were brutally attacked by a group of men. Gerald and James Geldenhuis were trying to help strangers requesting water and cigarettes when they fell victim to a vicious robbery. Gerald, just three days before his 84th birthday, died as a result of the attack, while James, aged 73, suffered severe stab wounds and was rushed to the hospital.
A motherdaughter duo has been sentenced to double life imprisonment for the brutal murders of Simangele Simamane and her daughter Sbongakonke Mthembu in October 2020. The Durban High Court has delivered the verdict along with an additional elevenyear sentence for kidnapping and defeating the ends of justice.
Gang activity has been increasing in South Africa in recent years, especially in urban areas with high levels of poverty and unemployment. These criminal organizations engage in a variety of illegal activities, such as drug trafficking, robbery, and murder, causing fear and insecurity among the population.
The brutal murder of ten members of a family has sent shockwaves throughout South Africa, leaving many devastated and outraged at the senseless crime. Although the motive for the attack is still unclear, initial reports suggest that it may have been related to a family dispute or a possible revenge killing.