Category «Crime»

ARMED ROBBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED ROBBERY AND MURDER

KWAZULU-NATAL – Four suspects who were being sought for an armed robbery and murder are behind bars following an operation by the Hawks in Newcastle assisted by the local K9 Unit. The three allegedly committed a series of armed robberies targeting service stations at Annieville Crossing in Dannhauser near Newcastle in December last year. During …

TWO SUSPECTS NABBED WITH R1.1 MILLION WORTH OF DAGGA

CAPE TOWN – An intelligence led operation comprising the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime unit, Oudtshoorn Crime intelligence and local police resulted in the arrest of two suspects aged 51 and 57 respectively on Wednesday for dealing in dagga. The team followed up on information of a vehicle suspected to be transporting cannabis. Whilst monitoring the …

STOLEN CAR RECOVERED AND TWO IN CUSTODY

POLOKWANE – Two suspects believed to be part of a wider vehicle theft syndicate have been remanded in custody following the arrest by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Unit, Crime Intelligence and the SAPS Vehicle Identification Unit over the weekend Haajibu Ken Issah (30) and Adam Alli (24) appeared briefly at the Makhado Magistrate Court …

460 MILLION RAND FRAUD – SUSPECT ARRESTED

HAWKS NAB SUSPECT FOR R460 MILLION FRAUD GAUTENG – A 43 year old suspect is expected to appear at the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Friday for allegedly defrauding a medical equipment company over R460 million. The suspects was arrested the Germiston Hawks’ Commercial Crime Unit office on Wednesday following a three month investigation …

BANK EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY DEFRAUDING CLIENT

CAPE TOWN – Ntobeko Mbolekwa (33), made a brief appearance before the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court after he was arrested by the Hawks’ serious commercial crime unit last week for alleged R1.2 million fraud. Mbolekwa apparently manipulated the bank system and created new internet banking profiles for an account belonging to an FNB client in Hout …

TRIO IN COURT FOR POSSESSION OF IVORY

NORTHERN CAPE – Riaan Malgas (31), Mothusi Joel Tshibithi (36) and Albert Mosimanyane (53) appeared at Kuruman Magistrates Court on charges of possession of ivory on yesterday. The three were arrested on Friday, 8 December 2017, at Kuruman Airport after the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime unit swiftly acted on information about suspects in possession of …

TWO SUSPECTS ROBBERS ARRESTED FOR OR TAMBO AIRPORT FOLLOW

Members from the South African Police Service National Investigation Unit (NINU) and the Flying Squad, acting on intelligence, arrested two suspects and recovered firearms and a hijacked vehicle on the N3 highway in Johannesburg. The National Investigation Unit received intelligence that a group of men using a white Mercedes Benz ML are targeting commuters traveling …

THREE APPEAR FOR HUMAN TRAFFICKING

CAPE TOWN – Pretty Hlengiwe Mkhize (33), Uche Davidson (41), Aishatu Musae (34), appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday following their arrest on Thursday by the Hawks’ serious organised crime unit for alleged human trafficking related charges. Members acted on information about a possible human trafficking incident in Milnerton area, near Cape …

SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR R3.4 MILLION SAPS FRAUD

NORTHERN CAPE – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Springbok has expanded its investigation on SAPS fraudulent travel claims totalling an estimated R3.4 million. Two suspects, a 45 year old Captain and a 31 year old former administration officer who recently resigned, were arrested last week Thursday for alleged fraud, money laundering and theft. …