Woman raped on her way to report assault case at clinic in Mpumalanga | The Citizen

A woman allegedly turned away by police after attempting to report a case of assault became a victim of rape on her way to a clinic in eMbalenhle, Mpumalanga. Ridge Times reports the 36-year-old allegedly went to the eMbalenhle police station on Saturday night to report she had been assaulted. ‘Refusal’ to open a case … Read more

EFF’s Marshall Dlamini due in court on assault charges | The Citizen

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) secretary-general Marshall Dlamini is expected to appear at Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Monday on assault charges. Dlamini is charged with assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after assaulting a member of the Parliamentary Protection Services during the State of the Nation Address (Sona) in February 2019. Assault charges … Read more

Trump ordered to testify in Capitol assault probe | The Citizen

Lawmakers probing the 2021 attack on the US Capitol said Friday they had issued former president Donald Trump with a subpoena to give evidence on his involvement in the violence. The summons is not expected to produce testimony from the 76-year-old Republican leader, however, as the investigating congressional panel will almost certainly wrap up at the … Read more

Kevin Spacey cleared in NY sex assault case | The Citizen

A New York court on Thursday dismissed a $40 million sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Kevin Spacey by an actor who claimed the Hollywood star targeted him when he was 14. A jury found that Anthony Rapp, who was seeking damages for “emotional anguish,” failed to prove that the two-time Oscar winner had “touched a … Read more

NPA will not prosecute Godongwana in sexual assault case | The Citizen

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has declined to prosecute Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana in the sexual assault case against him. “The decision follows a thorough assessment of all available evidence and after consultations with the complainant, who expressly did not wish to proceed with the case despite being offered all the necessary support available to … Read more

Groblersdal assault: Corrie Pretorius remains in prison waiting for new lawyer | The Citizen

The case of a man accused of assaulting a 16-year-old boy outside a fish and chips shop in Groblersdal, Limpopo, has been postponed. Corrie Pretorius appeared in the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of pointing a firearm and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Regional Spokesperson Mashudu … Read more

Suspected illegal miners arrested for murder and assault | The Citizen

Police are continuing their crackdown on zama zamas after two suspected illegal miners were arrested for murder and ten others for assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The illegal miners were handcuffed in Randfontein, west of Johannesburg, on Tuesday. Police were conducting an operation on illegal miners when they were notified about an … Read more

Daily news update: Ramaphosa’s R2.6m flight, Godongwana assault, and Barbara Hogan slams ANC | The Citizen

Here’s your morning news update: An easy-to-read selection of our top stories. Stay up to date with The Citizen – More News, Your Way. Daily news update – 22 August 2022 Ramaphosa’s R2.6m SADC flight due to unpaid R300k flight database subscription President Cyril Ramaphosa at the 42nd SADC summit. Picture: Twitter / @Presidency President … Read more