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Category Archives: Arrest

7 tips if you are arrested

Being arrested is scary, but remember these 7 tips for arrest so you don’t make matters worse The first time you are arrested is a very frightening experience, particularly if you think you may have been wrongfully arrested. Unfortunately, this … Continue reading

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Caught driving under the influence?

Don’t make your situation worse. Follow this advice.  The President recently announced a lessening of the lockdown burden, from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 1. Although the outright alcohol ban was lifted a few weeks ago, we were still … Continue reading

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Admission of guilt

Admission of guilt

Should you sign an admission of guilt if you are accused of a crime? If you have been arrested for a minor offence – such as shoplifting – and you have been detained in custody, the arresting officer may give … Continue reading

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Man to be sentenced according to Children’s Act for sexual assault on girl, aged 5

A 20-YEAR-OLD man convicted of sexual assault after attempting to rape a five-year-old girl will be sentenced according to the Children’s Act. This ruling was made in the Eastern Cape High Court in Makhanda as Judge Motilal Rugunanan found the … Continue reading

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Roadblocks – what you need to know

We don’t encourage drinking and driving, but know what to do if you are stopped in a roadblock It will be December in a few days. The festive season is upon us. Despite COVID-19, there are likely to be seasonal … Continue reading

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Harsh sentence for a minor crime

We came across an interesting case recently where the punishment most definitely did not fit the crime. A petty criminal received an unduly harsh sentence. Furthermore, there were minor children involved who might have been left without their caregiver if … Continue reading

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