Articles for Becker Semela

Thabo Bester escape: alleged conspirators apply for bail

Nandipha Magudumana withdrew her application in light of “new information”


News | 11 May 2023

Katlego Bereng buried in Bloemfontein

Family still has many unanswered questions


Brief | 8 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: Friends remember Katlego Bereng

Bloemfontein Celtics supporters promise to protest outside court when the accused appear


News | 5 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: state says prison CCTV technician was offered R2.5-million bribe

Details emerge in court of state’s case against Bester and co-accused

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News | 3 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: did Nandipha Magudumana collect the same body from the same morgue twice?

Mystery deepens, inconsistencies accumulate, as police fail to answer questions

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News | 26 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: Many unanswered questions about the death of Katlego Bereng

“We need to know how our son ended up dead and burnt in jail” says Bereng’s grandmother

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News | 25 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: G4S guard in court

Motanyane John Masukela will be able to apply for bail on 3 and 4 May


News | 20 April 2023

Recaptured Thabo Bester returns to the courtroom

Bester charged with escaping from Mangaung prison


Brief | 14 April 2023

Nandipha Magudumana appears in court for first time

Bail application postponed until 17 April after Thabo Bester’s lover and alleged accomplice returned to South Africa


Brief | 13 April 2023

Thabo Bester prison break: two men in court, charged with murder

Former prison warder and father of Bester’s partner remanded in custody


Brief | 11 April 2023