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Sentencing of Panayiotou for murder of teacher wife resumes in Eastern Cape

JOHANNESBURG, November 23 – Sentencing proceedings in the murder trial involving Christopher Panayiotou and his two co-accused will resume in the Port Elizabeth High Court on Thursday. Panayiotou has been found guilty of masterminding the kidnapping and murder of his school teacher wife, Jayde. On November 17, emotions were running high when Jayde’s sister Toni […]

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Limpopo businessman accused of killing mom back in court

JOHANNESBURG, October 11 –  The bail application of Rameez Patel, accused of murdering his mother, is expected to resume in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo, on Wednesday. On October 2, he made a brief appearance before the case was postponed in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court. At the time, Limpopo police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said […]

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Two farmers back in North West court for schoolboy ‘sunflower’ murder

RUSTENBURG, October 6 – Two North West farmers, Pieter Doorewaard, 26, and Phillip Schutte, 34, who are accused of killing a schoolboy in Coligny after they caught him stealing sunflower, on Friday appeared briefly in the Coligny Magistrate’s Court, where their matter was transferred to the high court for trial. The State alleges the two killed […]