Holiday Guide 2014|2015
Download Sport Guide
Arts & Entertainment
Download TV Guide
Submit an Event
The Jolly Lama
Those Camera Guys
Inspirasie viri Nasie
Life in the Slow Lane
Looking for a Car?
Lolly Jackson murder accused in court
NATIONAL NEWS - Strip club boss Lolly Jackson's alleged killer George Luca will appear in a court in Cyprus on Tuesday, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.
"He is appearing today, but we currently have no word on what is happening. There will be an update later," NPA spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said.
On Saturday, Mhaga said the NPA had started extradition proceedings before Luca's arrest.
"We submitted our extradition application about a month ago, even before he was arrested... it's now with the department of justice. We have opted for the European submission route because we don't have a bilateral extradition treaty with Cyprus," he said.
"[Luca] will in all probability oppose our application and we will make submissions to the court he is appearing in."
In addition to the 2010 murder of Jackson, the owner of the Teazers strip club franchise, Luca is wanted for theft, possession of suspected stolen property and fraud, Mhaga said.
National police spokesman Lt-Col Vishnu Naidoo said Luca been on the run since 2010 and was now in the custody of Cypriot police.
Luca allegedly phoned Gauteng crime intelligence boss Joey Mabasa and confessed to killing Jackson shortly after the murder.
The arrest is the first step in numerous attempts by the SA police and the NPA to extradite Luca, who openly spoke to the media about his escape from South Africa after the killing.
He told the Sunday Times in a recent interview he wanted to talk to the South African police.
"But I don't think I will get a fair trial," he was quoted as saying.
Source : Sapa
11:07 (GMT+2), Tue, 27 March 2012
you will be directed to the registration page. Once you have completed the registration process, please return to this page.
New Zealand Dollar
Get your free daily horoscope + free daily forecast below.
Choose your zodiac sign:
March 21 - April 19
September 23 - October 22
April 20 - May 20
October 23 - November 21
May 21 - June 20
November 22 - December 21
June 21 - July 22
December 22 - January 19
July 23 - August 22
January 20 - February 18
August 23 - September 22
February 19 - March 20
Night at the Museum: The Secret of the Tomb
More Movie Trailers >
Air hockey is one of everyone's favorite challenges! Represent your...
Mini Pool 3
This is the most advanced edition of the popular online version of Pool...
In this Digital Domino Game all the rules are the same as the real game....
The classic mind-wracking math puzzle game is now online! With a brad new...
More Games >
Would you make use of the GO GEORGE buses to get your kids to school and back?
Yes, it will make my life much easier
No, I take my car to work and drop my kids on the way
Yes, both my children and I will take the bus
I'm a 32 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 18 and 100.
I'm a 50 year old man looking to meet women between the ages of 45 and 53.
View more profiles...
I'm a 42 year old woman looking to meet men between the ages of 40 and 50.
I'm a 34 year old woman looking to meet men between the ages of 33 and 45.
View more profiles...
Copyright © 2015 Group Editors Co PTY Ltd t/a George Herald