TWENTY YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR R140 MILLION DRUG TRAFFICKER

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has welcomed the sentence handed down to a suspect convicted for drug trafficking. Robert Makhumulo (52) was sentenced to 20 years by the Pongola Regional Court yesterday. On 24 January 2018, Hawks members in Richards Bay received information from Crime Intelligence about a truck that was carrying …

TEN SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR COPPER CABLE THEFT

MPUMALANGA – A two year Hawks led project has culminated in the arrest of ten suspects for alleged copper theft. The suspects were arrested in various parts of the county on Monday by an integrated team which included the Hawks’ Non Ferrous Metals, Flash -Liquor and Second Hands services, Mpumalanga TRT, Middelburg Visible Policing, Home …

HAWKS ARREST 13 SUSPECTS, SEIZE EXPLOSIVES

The Hawks in conjunction with crime intelligence have delivered a big blow against serious violent crime following the seizure of explosives in Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West and Gauteng. At least 13 suspects aged between 20 and 53 were arrested in what it is considered a significant breakthrough in the fight against ATM bombings and cash …

FOUR SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR R12 MILLION FRAUD

MPUMALANGA – The Mpumalanga Serious Commercial Crime Investigation members have arrested four family members for alleged fraud amounting to 12 million rand. It is alleged that in 2017 the suspect Linda Eberson (56) who was employed by Middelburg Dakkappe company as a debtor and credit clerk allegedly defrauded the establishment almost R12 million by channelling …

Clandestine drug laboratory raided in Randfontein, four suspects arrested

Pretoria : 21 November 2018 – The Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Stefan Schutte has commended Crime Intelligence, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation and Gauteng Province Anti-Gang Unit for the discovery of a clandestine drug laboratory at a small holding in Randfontein. Four suspects that were found at …

THREE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED R78 MILLION FRAUD

KWAZULU-NATAL – Three suspects have been released on R2000 bail following their alleged embezzled of at least R78 million. Pamela Pillay (62) a retail manager, Rodney Reddy (51) a lawyer by profession and Pravin Rajadene also a lawyer (55) are alleged to have conspired in 2014 and defrauded a deceased’s estate which was due to …

TWO VEHICLE EXAMINERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED CORRUPTION

WESTERN CAPE – Two vehicle examiners were arrested last week Friday in Butterworth by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation Unit arrested for alleged corruption. The two suspects aged 25 and 40, are alleged to part of a wider group that is responsible for the fraudulent certification of roadworthy permits in the Western Cape. The Hawks …

POLICE CAPTAIN MURDERED AT NEW BRIGHTON

The National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla John Sitole has strongly condemned the killing of a South African Police Service Captain. The 50 year old Captain was gunned down at approximately 02:30 this morning at Tshiwula Street in New Brighton in the Eastern Cape. The member was stationed at the SAPS Protection and Security Services …

MORE CIT ROBBERS BUSTED

A South African Police Service Tactical Response Team (TRT) in Mahikeng, acting on a tip off from Crime Intelligence arrested a group of alleged CIT robbers, again in the midst of planning a cash-in-transit robbery. The Tactical Response Team arrested 9 suspects and recovered six firearms including one AK-47 rifle, handguns and an Uzi, several …