The trade in illicit cigarettes counts among its alleged role players convicted drug dealers, self-confessed assassins and even a president’s son.
Men notorious for evading prosecution have been hit by the taxman, and Krejcir may be next. The self-confessed murderers of mining magnate Brett Kebble and others linked to Joburg’s seedy underworld owe the taxman close to R100 million. City Press can today reveal that the South African Revenue Service (Sars) has obtained separate tax debt […]
Mining magnate Brett Kebble’s self confessed killer Mikey Schultz has allegedly embarked on crime spree at entertainment venues across Johannesburg. Various police and security sources, who spoke to The Saturday Star on condition of anonymity confirmed that Schultz was being investigated for crimes that took place last year. These include the extortion of Sandton residents, […]
A chance encounter in a Kempton Park police cell opened the door to South Africa’s criminal underworld for alleged Czech “mob boss” Radovan Krejcir – and introduced him to some of its most powerful and controversial figures. Four years later, two of his closest associates – strip club boss Lolly Jackson and security consultant and […]
An investigating officer will give evidence to the High Court in Johannesburg today in the trial of Brett Kebble murder accused Glenn Agliotti.Investigating officer Pieter van Heerden is expected to enter the witness box after the trial was postponed in August to allow Kebble’s father, Roger, time to heal after a knee operation.However, yesterday Kebble […]
The trial of murder accused Glenn Agliotti has been delayed because recording equipment has been stolen from the court room at the High Court in Johannesburg. Proceedings were set to resume at 11.30am today to give police time to take fingerprints from Court 4C. Agliotti is facing two counts of conspiracy to commit murder, one […]
Boxing’s controversial Mikey Schultz will on July 1 return to the scene of his last nightmare, Wembley Arena in Johannesburg, for the WBO Africa Super Middleweight title rematch against Zimbabwean pugilist Tineyi Maridzo. Schultz, who was last year beaten in 87 seconds of the first round by the same opponent, says he wants to “set […]
City Press on Twitter
- We are right on Zuma #paybackthemoney – EFF: http://t.co/4WsiAAHz8w 12 hours ago
- Yolanda Cuba takes strategic post at Vodacom: http://t.co/54gvTNZ5Gs by Marcia Klein 12 hours ago
- There goes the neighbourhood: Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest comedy offensive leads all the way to Cape Town: http://t.co/m7h14zbHDY 13 hours ago
- From clever blacks to Jesus: Jacob Zuma in quotes: http://t.co/OaPO8LA8wu 14 hours ago
- Barring public from parly meetings is censorship – DA: http://t.co/aBN5VAR7lZ 14 hours ago
If I was the colour red, I’d sue Valentine’s Day for defamation. There’s so much more to red than roses and silly balloons.
Readers react to the EFF’s parliamentary behaviour with more favour than scorn.
Rock out to music with local and international musicians