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/ 29 April 2008

Waterkloof Four take battle to high court

The so-called Waterkloof Four turn to the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday to ask it to overturn the effective 12-year prison sentence they were given for beating a homeless man to death and assaulting another man. The four will ask the high court to set aside both the guilty verdict of the lower court and the sentence.

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/ 19 March 2008

Pumas to account for fielding killer

The Mpumalanga Rugby Union will be hauled before Parliament’s portfolio committee on sports and recreation to explain why convicted murderer Gert van Schalkwyk was included in its team. Butana Komphela, chairperson of the committee, said on Tuesday that it was immoral of the Pumas rugby team to field a convicted killer.