Category «Law Enforcement»

MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH IN THE NGCOBO POLICE MURDERS

The multi-disciplinary team tasked to investigate the murders of the five police officers and a civilian from Ngcobo made a major breakthrough after they fatally shot seven suspects in a shootout with the police. More than 10 other suspects were arrested while others managed to escape. One police officer was wounded and he is recuperating …

JOINTS SIMULATION EXERCISES: GAUTENG

On Monday evening, 19 February 2018 the Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (JOINTS) at national and provincial levels, will be embarking on multidisciplinary simulation exercises. The primary objective of these exercises, is to allow the security forces to hone their skills in preparation for any eventuality. The exercises will take place in Midrand and Kempton …

VREDE FARM SUSPECTS GRANTED BAIL

Bloemfontein – Eight suspects linked to the Estina Dairy Project investigation appeared briefly at the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Thursday on charges of fraud, theft (of state funds) and money laundering. The eight are Peter Thabethe (53) – the Head of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Free State, Sylvia Dlamini (46) …

CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST LT. GENERAL PHAHLANE AND BRIGADIER PHAHLANE

Minister of Police, Fikile Mbalula has noted that the NPA today preferred charges against former Acting National Police Commissioner Phahlane and Brigadier Phahlane on allegations of corruption and fraud allegedly committed at the time when General Phahlane was Divisional Commissioner of SAPS Forensic Services. General Phahlane and Brigadier Phahlane are charged together with other private …

SA Police Minister Announces TOP SECRET operation results

Since 2:00am yesterday¬† morning the multidisciplinary team conducted takedown operations in the areas of Port St Johns, Peddie and a farm in Berlin, East London leading to several high profile arrests of criminal syndicates. Minister Mbalula accompanied police in a top secret take down operations authorised a year ago. Minister Mbalula says criminal syndicates are …

HAWKS HOSTS FIRST-EVER AFRICAN MULTILATERAL DRUG ENFORCEMENT SUMMIT

PRETORIA – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (HAWKS) is pleased to announce the hosting of the inaugural African Multilateral Drug Enforcement Summit with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Nigerian National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Pretoria, South Africa.   The first-ever meeting of its kind, brought together officers from the …