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6 police officers assaulted, gunshots fired during Vanderbijlpark raid

Police are investigating a case of murder, attempted murder and assault after raiding a suspected drug den.

On the road with heroin smugglers

After meeting a Tanzanian stowaway, Sean Christie gets caught up in a hair-raising heroin run from Dar es Salaam to Cape Town.

Iran hangs 10 drug traffickers

Iran has executed 10 drug traffickers in a prison in Tehran, says a statement on the website of the prosecutor's office.

Sheryl’s partner in crime to appeal against drug conviction

Sheryl Cwele's partner in crime, Frank Nabolisa, has filed papers in the ConCourt, requesting leave to appeal against his conviction for drug dealing.

Emails sealed Sheryl Cwele’s fate

Correspondence shows that Sheryl Cwele clearly knew about the plans to bring drugs into South Africa, writes Glynnis Underhill.

Sheryl Cwele’s appeal gives mule new hope

The mother of drug mule Tessa Beetge hopes the court will uphold Sheryl Cwele's conviction so her daughter might be freed from a Brazil jail sooner.

‘I’d do it over and over again’

Tessa Beetge.s mother now wants her daughter's sentence reduced following the conviction of Sheryl Cwele.

Cwele guilty of drug dealing

Sheryl Cwele, the wife of state security minister Siyabonga Cwele, sat stony faced in the dock as Judge Piet Koen convicted her of dealing in cocaine.

Cwele found guilty in drug-trafficking case

Sheryl Cwele was on Thursday found guilty on a charge of dealing in drugs, or conspiring to do so, in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

Court finds Sheryl Cwele not guilty on two charges

Sheryl Cwele was on Thursday found not guilty on two of the charges she faced related to drug trafficking.

Court rules against reopening Cwele case

The Pietermaritzburg High Court on Thursday ruled against the state's application to have its drug-trafficking case against Sheryl Cwele reopened.

Judgement day for Sheryl Cwele

The Pietermaritzburg High Court is expected to deliver judgement in the drug trafficking case involving the wife of the state security minister.

Cwele drug-trafficking judgement due on May 4

Drug-trafficking accused Sheryl Cwele and her Nigerian co-accused Frank Nabolisa will know their fate on May 4.

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