WRAP-UP NEWS BULLETIN
19 JUNE 2019
Words have broken out between developer Blok and Bo-Kaap residents about who must pay the legal costs of about R250000 of their extended lawsuit over an interdict.In an affidavit,the residents claim they are unable to pay the legal costs because they are poor, and want the court to grant an order for the company to pay all legal costs.iol reports that
In May, the Western Cape High Court postponed Prime Point Properties’ application for an interdict, which had initially been sought by Blok.In a letter to Dunn by Blok’s attorneys, they said the company would insist on a cost order against the residents should they insist that the company pay the costs of the case.
A Comrades runner died in his sleep after he went back to his home in Limpopo. Iol reports that no fatalities had been reported immediately after the 94th edition of the Comrades Marathon.It was an up-run, from Durban to Pietermaritzburg.Sonnyboy Ngobeni, 55, had travelled home by car with a group of friends, the day after the marathon. He was dropped off at his home on Monday evening.When Ngobeni failed to answer telephone calls on Tuesday morning, friends managed to eventually break into his house to find that he had passed away in his sleep.
Anti-Gang Unit has been showing cracks.Unit commander Andre Lincoln has levelled ahead with investigations into three of his senior members who went ahead with crime operation without his knowledge. According to ewn As gangsters fight over drug turf, some members in police's Anti-Gang Unit were fighting a turf war of their own.In a letter to provincial commissioner Khombinkosi Jula, Lincoln has requested the immediate removal of three officers - two colonels and a brigadier from the group.The three officers endorsed the failed operation in Samora Machel in which six fellow officers were wounded in a shoot-out.
A warder has been recovering at home after he was stabbed in a suspected gang-related attack at Pollsmoor Prison. He was accosted by 50 inmates on Saturday morning. EWN Reports, The Correctional Services Department's Simphiwe Xako said the long-serving official was stabbed in his back, head and hands. In January, another warder was also stabbed with a sharp object at the same facility.
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