In what ways did the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic impact on the illegal drug trade? We explore how traders changed their modi operandi in an article published from p14 in Servamus: June 2022.
Dogs are known for their excellent sense of smell. Read our article published from p30 in Servamus: June 2022 about how a South African company has trained dogs to also detect COVID-19.
The floods of April 2022 caused havoc and death in KwaZulu-Natal. Fortunately, hundreds of search and rescue specialists used their skills to help search for those who were in need. Refer to an article published from p36 in Servamus: June 2022.
- S v Mhlongo (AR 504/19)  ZAKZPHC 45 (30 July 2021) (KZP)
Relevant and applicable legal provisions
Section 170A(1), (4) and (5) of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 (“the CPA”) provides as follows:
- S v Mbhamali Case No AR/579/2019 dated 12 October 2021, High Court Durban (KZD)
Definition of “ukuthwala”
According to the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, “ukuthwala is a form of abduction that involves the kidnapping of a girl or a young woman by a man and his friends or peers with the intention of compelling the girl or young woman’s family to endorse marriage negotiations”.