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FOUR SUSPECTS BUST WITH LION PAWS

NORTH WEST – Four suspects aged between 41 and 51 were arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation assisted by members of Crime Intelligence in a sting operation on Monday while allegedly trying to sell lion paws in Rustenburg . Information was received regarding the suspects who were allegedly looking for a buyer for …

AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi Gold Mine Pours First Gold – On Time and On Budget

AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited (the Company), a wholly owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti, has achieved its first pour of gold from the Obuasi Gold Mine, signaling the successful redevelopment of the mine into a modern, mechanized mining operation since mining activities were suspended five years ago.   The Obuasi Redevelopment Project, which seeks to access …

SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR R745 MILLION ESKOM ALLEGED FRAUD

Two former Eskom senior managers, two business directors and seven companies are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Regional Court for alleged fraud, corruption and money laundering today. The suspects were arrested early this morning in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng by the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team in collaboration with the National Prosecuting Authority’s …

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR R53 MILLION CITY OF TSHWANE FRAUD

PRETORIA – A 62 year old suspect is expected to appear in the Pretoria Specialized Commercial Crimes court on Thursday for alleged fraud, money laundering and corruption amounting to R53 million The R53 million was earmarked for the National Fund for Municipality Workers (NFMW) in the City of Tshwane Municipality. The Hawks’ National Clean Audit …

FATHER AND SON SENTENCED FOR MULTIPLE COUNTS OF TAX FRAUD

FREE STATE – Norman Frederik Delport (61), Marius Delport (39), who are father and son, have been convicted and sentenced for defrauding the South African Revenue Service (SARS) in the Bloemfontein High Court on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Norman Frederik and his wife were the Directors of Two Ships trading as C&M Chemicals. They had …

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 …