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Alleged leader of Glebelands hostel “hitmen” seeks top advocate

PIETERMARITZBURG, September 3 – Former police detective Bhekukwazi Louis Mdweshu, who is accused of leading an organised crime syndicate at Glebelands Hostel, is again seeking the services of top criminal advocate Jimmy Howse. The so-called ‘Glebelands Eight’ made their first brief appearance at the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Monday since the case was moved from […]

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Glebelands man gunned down

JOHANNESBURG, July 31  – The Independent Community Activist for Human Rights & Social Justice said on Tuesday that community members had reported that a resident of Block 48 in KwaZulu-Natal’s notoriously violent Glebelands hostel had died in “a hail of bullets” at the area’s Chiefs Tavern. Independent Community Activist for Human Rights & Social Justice […]

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Alleged Glebelands ‘hitmen’, including Durban cop, appear for bail

DURBAN, February 5 – Seven men – one of them a police officer – who are accused of conspiring to kill residents of uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel, appeared at the Durban Regional Court on Monday for bail applications. Durban central detective sergeant Bhekukwazi Louis Mdweshu, 27, Ncomecile Matlala Ntshangase, 34, Khayelihle Mbuthuma, 32, Eugene Wonderboy Hlope, 45, Mbuyiselwa […]