Siraj Desai

 
Desai admits Shaik parole damaged credibility of system
Desai admits Shaik parole damaged credibility of system
Correctional Supervision and Parole Review Board chairperson Judge Siraj Desai on Wednesday renewed his call for a review of the medical parole...
Parole only for terminally ill, says judge
Parole only for terminally ill, says judge
Medical parole was meant only for people who were terminally ill, not those suffering from lesser conditions, chairperson of the parole review...
Judge cautions Najwa as trial is postponed
Judge cautions Najwa as trial is postponed
Murder accused Najwa Petersen, now on her fourth advocate, will have to conduct her own defence if she changes her lawyer again, a Cape High Court...
Judge warns Najwa after withdrawal of advocate
Judge warns Najwa after withdrawal of advocate
A judge has issued a stern warning to murder accused Najwa Petersen after learning on Tuesday she had dismissed her advocate just as she was...
State wraps up in Najwa trial
State wraps up in Najwa trial
As the state wrapped up its case in the Najwa Petersen murder trial on Monday, Najwa's advocate said no decision had been taken on whether she...
Najwa fights state's bid to lead hearsay evidence
Najwa fights state's bid to lead hearsay evidence
Najwa Petersen's legal team is fighting a bid by the state to lead evidence on what her husband, Taliep, told a sister about the state of their...
Najwa pulled the trigger, court hears
Najwa pulled the trigger, court hears
Najwa Petersen was the one who fired the shot that killed her husband, Taliep, the Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.
Taliep accused contests validity of confession
Taliep accused contests validity of confession
One of the alleged killers of entertainer Taliep Petersen made a written confession that he had committed "a terrible sin", the Cape High Court...
Accused: I was at Taliep's murder
Accused: I was at Taliep's murder
Though one of Taliep Petersen's alleged killers has now formally admitted being at the scene of the murder, another is still fighting hard to keep...
Controversial confession admitted in Najwa case
Controversial confession admitted in Najwa case
Taliep Petersen's last recorded words, moments before his wife demanded repeatedly that he be shot, were "God is great", according to a confession...
Petersen case readies for trial within a trial
Petersen case readies for trial within a trial
The trial of the four people accused of murdering theatre personality Taliep Petersen has been adjourned to Friday to allow the state to prepare...
Najwa requested hit on Taliep, court told
Najwa requested hit on Taliep, court told
Murder accused Najwa Petersen not only hired hit men to kill her husband, Taliep, she even arranged to let them into the family home to do the...

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