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Prison break: Three Mozambican nationals on the run

Police in Witpoort, Ga-Seleka outside Lephalale has launched a massive manhunt for the three awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from police holding cells on Thursday. Limpopo Police Spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said preliminary police investigations indicated that these prisoners cut the roof of the exercise room and escaped. “Circumstances of …

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DA picket outside court to “ensure” pastor goes to jail

Placards carrying members of the Democratic Alliance (DA) decrying violence against young girls and women will protest outside Seshego Magistrate’s Court, calling on judiciary not to fizzle the victims. The picket led by Limpopo Premier Candidate, Jacques Smalle is targeting Devine Deliverance Church pastor, James Thubakgale appearing in court today. In a statement …

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Limpopo mourns the death of a dedicated politician

Limpopo Provincial government and the residents of Lephalale will remember the late  Rosina Mogotlane as a gallant politician. She died at Polokwane Medclinic on Saturday. “Doctors diagnosed her with an infection which led to the loss of appetite, vomiting and had water in the lung. They booked her into High-dependency …

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Limpopo praiseworthy Saps members honoured

Thrilled Limpopo men and women in blue who put their lives in danger to protect the community were on Wednesday honoured at a glitzy event held at Ngoako Ramahlodi Sports ground in Seshego, outside Polokwane. Provincial MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Mme Makoma Makhurupetje and the Provincial Commissioner of …

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Congregants embroiled in multiple charges granted bail

Seshego Magistrate’s Court has on Monday released five members of the disgraced Divine Deliverance Church on bail. Congregants, alongside their pastor, a 57- year- old James Thubakgale are facing multiple charges including rape, fraud, and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH). Magistrate released the siblings Lucky Mafa …

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Pensioner nabbed denying family unit drinking water

A pensioner is behind bars after a stolen drinking water pump valued at R50 000 was found in his possession, covered up in a house at Phahladira section, Shongwane village outside Lephalale, police said on Monday. Limpopo police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said the 61-year-old suspect will appear in the …

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Limpopo pastor verdict await medical evaluation

Mankweng Regional Court had on Friday postponed the rape case of Sheshego pastor to later next month, pending an assessment of his medical history. Pastor James Thubakgale     (57) of Devine Deliverance Church in Seshego outside Polokwane cut a lonely figure in the dock sitting tight for a verdict identifying …

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Limpopo pastor faces appalling multiple charges

Pastor James Thubakgale (57) of Devine Deliverance Church in Seshego outside Polokwane and his five co-accused appeared in the local  Magistrate’s Court  on Tuesday, facing multiple charges including rape, fraud and assault with grievous bodily harm (GBH). The court remanded Thubakgale into custody pending receipt of a certificate from Office of …

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Limpopo pastor carrying out ghastly crime locked up

A 57-year-old rape accused pastor had his bail revoked when police on Monday arrested him together with his five congregants on fresh multiple charges ranging from rape, fraud, assault with grievous bodily harm (GBH), concealment of death, kidnapping, extortion to theft. Police said they are expecting more arrest and charges in …

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