Life sentence for serial rapist

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Moretele: The Moretele Regional Court has handed a life sentence with an additional 30 years for multiple counts of rape to Benjamin Bapela. He was sentenced 10 year imprisonment on count two, 15 years on count three, four and five and life imprisonment in respect of all five rape charges. He wasContinue reading “Life sentence for serial rapist”


Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg

By Ramotswedi Rammutla Mahikeng: Two suspects were arrested for dealing in Rhino Horns worth R2.4 million in Vryburg recently by the Hawks’ through a covert operation. The 72 and 31 year old males were arrested during a buy and bust operation where they allegedly attempted to sell Rhino horns. The suspects’ vehicle was searched andContinue reading “Rhino horns dealers arrested in Vryburg”

Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg Court

Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg  Court By Ramotswedi Rammutla Vryburg: The Vryburg Magistrate Court handed down a 20 year sentence to Pheello Baikepi fir two counts of rape. Baikepi has been in detention since his arrest on Friday, 1 November 2019. He was linked to the rapes through DNA. “On Saturday, 9 MayContinue reading “Rapist sentenced to 20 years by Vryburg Court”

Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million

Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million By Ramotswedi Rammutla Rustenburg – According to Rustenburg police the formal bail application for three suspects in a R400 million fraud case was postponed to March 24 at the Rustenburg Magistrate Court. “Palesa Montana (27), Natasha Nakedi (33) and Shirinda Mitimba (33) appeared before the RustenburgContinue reading “Three women caught for trying to steal R400 million”