January 17, 2019


Alleged child killers to apply for bail today

Five men and a minor who are accused of murdering a 12 year-old girl are today expected to appear before the Tseki Magistrate Court in the eastern Free State for formal bail application. The victim, Maletsatsi Mahlasela who was a learner at Khotsong Primary School, was buried last Saturday in Monontsha. The six accused; Mpho Mokoena, 21, Lesole Mofokeng, 22, Mahlomola Maloka, 23, Lehlohonolo Mofokeng, 22 , Sabata Majoro, 23, and a 17 year-old boy first appeared before the same court on May 18. Police spokesperson in the eastern Free State Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said the arrest of the gang…

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Women traffickers nailed

As police in Parys and Zamdela pull resources together to arrest two men who are part of a gang that lured no less than 15 women and abused them … The Free State police have zero tolerance for crimes directed at women and children including rape, abuse and trafficking and will continuously work to ensure that perpetrators of these evil acts are arrested and sent to jail. This was said by the deputy provincial commissioner of police in the province, Major General Jones Qhobosheane on learning of the arrest of two suspects aged 27 and 29 on Wednesday who are…

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Late Speaker remembered

Former Setsoto Local Municipality Speaker Pius Mohlomi who died on Sunday was yesterday remembered as a hard-working leader who loved and respected his job. Hundreds of former colleagues, relatives, and friends gathered to pay their last respects to the fallen speaker at a memorial service held at Mapenyadira Hall in Ficksburg. Mohlomi will be laid to rest tomorrow at Ficksburg Cemetery. “He was a hard working man who loved and respect his work,” said former mayor Tshidiso Jacob. Extending words of support to the family, Thabo Mokgethwa, a friend to the deceased, noted that Mohlomi’s deeds were well known and…

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