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Children kidnapped for ransom in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG, December 13 – Children are being kidnapped for ransom in northern Ekurhuleni, Gauteng community safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi Malobane said on Wednesday. ”I am deeply saddened about the recent incidents of kidnapping and extortion involving young children. These incidents happened within a space of three days and the modus operandi for demanding ransom seems […]

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Notorious Glebelands Hostel gunmen sentenced to 31 years in jail

JOHANNESBURG, December 13 – The Durban Regional Court sentenced 31-year-old Mawethu Maquthu to 15 years imprisonment for murder, five years on two counts of attempted murder at the notorious Glebelands Hostel, in Umlazi, Durban. Police said Maquthu was in addition slapped with a five-year-sentence for the illegal possession of ammunition, a similar sentence for the possession of […]