The three Johannesburg Metro Police officers who were accused of shooting and killing journalist Godknows Nare have been found not guilty by the High Court in Johannesburg.
A man has allegedly stabbed his partner’s 3-year-old boy to death and critically injured another 7-year-old boy in Mahikeng in North West.
Zinhle Maditla, who has been convicted of killing her four children, has been given four life sentences by the High Court sitting in Middelburg, Mpumalanga.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says he is concerned about the rising trend of children as young as 12 years-old committing serious crimes such as rape and murder, often against other children.
National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has highlighted the need for family structures to educate children in order to reduce the number of murders committed by them.