Holding cell horror


With tears in his eyes and a stammer in his voice, Doctor Gule, pleaded with the magistrate not to send him back to Sun City as the conditions were unbearable. Gule, who has already been found guilty for theft, was in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court yesterday for his sentencing, but his case had to be…

Monster mother meddles


A meddling mother was the trigger that led to an assault between her daughter and her ex-lover the Johannesburg Magistrates Court heard today. Sophie Kid, a 33 year old woman from Brixton, was assaulted by Thabo Simelane, the father of her child, at the Bree taxi rank on January 21, 2013. Kid said she arrived…

Turner tax turmoil


A business woman went from living comfortably in her Hartbeespoort home to taking handouts from family members after being convicted of tax evasion. Bianca Ruth Turner, a 33-year-old woman, was the director of BKJ Consultants CC but did not file tax returns for three years. By 2011, the company owed over R39 000 to the South…