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Tribunal told of former Transnet exec's millions

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Former Transnet head of capital projects, Herbert Msagala, claims R2m paid in R200 notes into his bank account were the proceeds of his transport business, farming activities and renting of student accommodation.

Small change for Bobroffs from forfeiture appeal

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
There was some respite for fugitive former personal injury attorneys Ronald Bobroff and his son Darren Bobroff when the SCA ruled that R6.8m of the approximately R110m which was ordered forfeited to the state in 2019 should be returned to them.

Bongo back in court on corruption charges

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The case against former State Security Minister Bongani Bongo and 11 others in connection with the R37.5m sale and purchase of a farm in Mpumalanga has been postponed until January next year, reports TimesLIVE. 

Group warns of anarchy if Zuma jailed

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
The direct imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma had the potential to ‘incite public outcry and civil disobedience and anarchy’, a Pietermaritzburg-based civic organisation claims in papers filed in the Constitutional Court.

Modack appears to face host of charges

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
Businessman and philanthropist Nafiz Modack appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court yesterday along with his co-accused, Jacques Cronje and Ricardo Morgan, while police officers lined the walls of the courtroom, holding rifles and wearing bullet-proof vests.

Magashule's chauffeur denied leave to appeal

By Daily News Published on Friday, 30 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
The Free State High Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal the conviction and sentencing of the ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule’s former driver, Ricardo Mettler.

Free State women's assets attached in corruption case

By Daily News Published on Friday, 30 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
Former top Free State government official Seipati Sylvia Dlamini and a Bloemfontein businesswoman have had R249m worth of their assets attached by the Free State High Court.

Mandela grandson loses claim on villagers’ land

By Daily News Published on Friday, 30 April 2021
Tags: #Civil Rights #Criminal Law #Litigation #Property Law
Trespassing charges against five Mvezo villagers were withdrawn by the Bityi Magistrate’s Court after their chief, Mandla Zwelivelile Mandela (Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson), failed to provide the court with the title deed to the disputed land.

Bail for magistrate in alleged driving licence scam

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
A KZN magistrate and a doctor were among six suspects who appeared in court yesterday in connection with the irregular and corrupt issuing of a driving licence.

EFF seeks answers on Zuma costs appeal

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Former President Jacob Zuma was set to fight the estimated R10m costs order issued against him for his failed state capture inquiry challenge next month – but, after his lawyers quit, it is unclear if that case will proceed, notes legal writer Karyn Maughan in a News24 report.

No food, no money – Modise animal cruelty case witness

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The man tasked with looking after National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise's animals says he left her North West farm because he hadn't been paid and had no food.

Hawks probe ‘stolen’ R41 quadrillion

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #Criminal Law
The Hawks have confirmed that they are investigating two cases reported at the Sandton police station involving the alleged theft of R41 quadrillion.

How the gang botched the hit on Cape Town lawyer

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law
The Cape Town Regional Court has heard how the planned hit on Cape Town criminal lawyer William Booth was foiled by the incompetence of the men who were commissioned to carry it out, notes a TimesLIVE report.

Zuma gets pro bono offer from human rights attorney

By Daily News Published on Friday, 23 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Jacob Zuma's lawyers may have withdrawn ahead of his corruption trial next month but the former President has at least one offer to be represented for free – from human rights attorney Richard Spoor, who took to Twitter yesterday to offer his services to Zuma on a pro bono basis.

SCA dismisses hijacker's 25-year jail term appeal

By Daily News Published on Friday, 23 April 2021
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Convicted truck hijacker Isaac Mhlambi will spend 25 years behind bars after the SCA dismissed his challenge against his sentence, finding the robberies he was involved in were carefully planned, brazenly executed and highly organised.

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