Court news around South Africa for 2 August 2016

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Court news around South Africa on 2 August 2016

Gauteng courts:

Johannesburg: Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan is expected back in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court. He was arrested in April when he tried to leave the country using his Irish passport. He faces charges of contravening the Citizen Act, intimidation, forgery and extortion.

Johannesburg: SABC news anchor and contributing editor Vuyo Mvoko is expected to approach the high court in Johannesburg. He wants the enforcement of his contract after the SABC said he would no longer be used to produce programmes until their dispute was settled. He was one of eight journalists who were fired for criticising censorship at the public broadcaster. The other seven have been reinstated.

Johannesburg: Judgement is expected in the Palm Ridge High Court in the case against Xolani Ndlovu and Oscar Sibanda. They faced charges of murder, housebreaking, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and rape.

Johannesburg: Albino Maluleke will be sentenced in the Palm Ridge High Court for murder, assault, illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition, and attempted murder.

Johannesburg: Ugochukwu Eke will go on trial in the Palm Ridge High Court where he faces charges of human trafficking, rape, kidnapping, assault and sexual assault.

Western Cape courts:

Cape Town: Sentencing proceedings continue in the case of the woman who was convicted of the 1997 kidnapping of three-day-old baby Zephany Nurse from a Cape Town hospital.

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