Category «Law Enforcement»

HAWKS ACTING HEAD SHOCKED BY DEATH OF ONE THEIR OWN

The Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has expressed shock at the senseless killing of a Hawks Captain in Bloemfontein on Thursday evening. Captain Qeya Jonas Tshabalala (52) was attached to the Bloemfontein Serious Organised Crime Unit passed away after he was attacked whilst attending to a …

Minister and National Commissioner of Police strongly condemns the killing of a Senior Police Manager

Pretoria: 17 May 2018 – The Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele and the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole, learnt with shock and deep sadness of the callous murder of a Senior Manager in the police, who was attacked last night in Soweto, Gauteng. Preliminary investigations suggests that …

TWO POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation unit arrested two police officers from Berea police station detectives for corruption on 09 May 2018. Msawenkosi Mabaso (45), and Sergeant Thulani Dlangalala (45), both sergeants, briefly appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on 10 May 2018. The pair allegedly offered to release an accused in …

HAWKS ARREST ONE OF THEIR OWN

MPUMALANGA – Petrus Doctor Nkosi (53), a Warrant Officer attached to the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Unit was arrested by his own colleagues on Monday 14 May 2018 for conspiracy to commit cash in transit heist, armed robbery, money laundering, defeating the ends of justice and unauthorised use of state vehicle. The officer allegedly …

STRIKERS WARNED TO BEHAVE

The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS), comprising of various government departments and law enforcement agencies, has put security measures in place following information of an imminent strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) nationally. Since this morning flyers have been distributed by persons believed to have been wearing branded SAFTU …

Bewerings oor Boeremag wat Sita binnedring ‘n rookskerm vir onbevoegdheid

Die blote feit dat die polisie en die staat se amptelike inligtingstegnologie-agentskap (Sita) binnegedring is, is skokkend en dien as bewys van die totale onbevoegdheid van die personeel wat die stelsel moet bedryf en beveilig. Dit is ook verregaande van polisiekommissaris Khehla Sitole om sonder enige bewyse te sê die sogenaamde Boeremag het die stelsel …

HAWKS EXECUTE SEARCH AND SEIZURE OPERATION AT FREE STATE GAMBLING BOARD OFFICES

FREE STATE – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation Unit is currently conducting a search and seizure operation at the Free State Gambling Liquor and Tourism Board Offices in Bloemfontein. The operation follows a long-drawn-out investigation of alleged fraud and corruption and possible money laundering where two companies were awarded tenders worth approximately R150 million during …

HAWKS WELCOME HEFTY SENTENCE IMPOSED ON A MAGISTRATE

Johannesburg – The Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has welcomed the sentencing of a former magistrate Matobela Johannes Kgomo (58), by the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday. Matobela who practised as a magistrate in Randburg was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigating unit in December …

SEVEN ARRESTED FOR KIDNAPPINGS IN GAUTENG

Pretoria – 19 April 2018 – The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Multidisciplinary Task Team conducted an early morning intelligence driven Takedown Operation at Rossettenville, Johannesburg, that led to the arrest of seven suspects linked to three kidnapping incidents in Gauteng and the recovery of a hijacked vehicle and a firearm. The Multidisciplinary Task Team …