ALLEGED DRUG TRAFFICKER APPEARED IN PONGOLA COURT

Soares Alfredo (40) briefly appeared in the Pongola Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday facing charges of dealing and possession in drugs. A joint operation between the Hawks’ Richards Bay Serious Organised Crime unit, Pretoria Crime Intelligence, Jozini and Pongola police members led to the arrest of Alfredo after they intercepted his vehicle that was transporting drugs …

SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY AT A POLICE STATION

NORTHERN CAPE – Two suspects aged 30 and 42 years old are expected to appear in the Barkley West Magistrate Court on Friday for the alleged armed robbery at the Windsorton police station on the 2nd October 2019. Four suspects attacked and robbed police officers who were on duty and ran off with two R5 …

Police in Gauteng on a manhunt for cop-killers

The National Commissioner of Police General Khehla John Sitole, condemned the killing of two police officers in Gauteng last night. While condemning the killing, General Sitole ordered an unrelenting manhunt for those responsible. At approximately 20:00 last night a Captain and a Warrant Officer responded to a hi-jacking complaint at Leonie Street, Winchester Hills, shortly …

Major arms and dagga cultivation lab in Wierdebrug busted

The acting Minister of Police, Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and the National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla John Sitole applauded an integrated, multi-disciplinary team today for uncovering an arms cache and dagga cultivation lab in a house in Gemsbok Street in Wierdebrug. Members from the Pretoria and Shoshanguve K9 Units, acting on information arrived a Wierdabrug …

ALLEGED POLICE MURDERER APPEARS IN COURT

KWAZULU-NATAL – Phumowakhe Ndwandwe (21) briefly appeared in the Richards Bay Magistrates’ Court yesterday for murder of Detective Sergeant Sakhile Nsibande who was fatally shot last week. On Thursday 14 November 2019, KwaMbonambi SAPS detectives conducted a raid at Cinci reserve looking for a house robbery suspect. A suspect’s house was identified and tactically approached …

BUSINESS PARTNERS ARRESTED AFTER FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH COURT ORDER

FREE STATE – Business partners, Teboho Samuel Taso (40) and Momofumahadi Annah Molelekoa (37), who defrauded 64 clients of an estimated R5.6 million during the period of 2011 and 2013 were arrested on Monday 18 November 2019 for contravention of a court order. The two convicts are owners of an estate agent company Senotetsha Property …

HAWKS SMASH KIDNAPPING RING IN GAUTENG

GAUTENG – Two suspects have been arrested at the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday, the 8th November 2019, whilst appearing for unrelated kidnapping case of a Johannesburg businessman. The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime investigation unit pounced on Ronnie Mphela (41), and Wesley Mokgadingwana (40), with a warrant of arrest following their court appearance. The latest …

ALLEGED FRAUDSTER SOUGHT FOR SIPHONING R3-MILLION

MPUMALANGA – The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit in Mpumalanga is requesting for assistance from the public to identify a person of interest as per attached pictures in connection with fraud. It is alleged that in 2013, an unknown suspect who claimed to work for the Mbombela Municipality fraudulently opened a bank account using …