Category «Law Enforcement»

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 …

ALLEGED FRAUDSTER SOUGHT FOR SIPHONING R3-MILLION

MPUMALANGA – The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation unit in Mpumalanga is requesting for assistance from the public to identify a person of interest as per attached pictures in connection with fraud. It is alleged that in 2013, an unknown suspect who claimed to work for the Mbombela Municipality fraudulently opened a bank account using …

HAWKS SECURE TWELVE YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR TRUCK HIJACKER

NORTH WEST – The Christiana Regional Court has sentenced a 33-year-old convicted hijacker, Neo Kaweng to twelve years imprisonment on Wednesday following comprehensive investigations by the Serious Organised Crime unit of the Hawks. The judgement emanates from a truck hijacking incident that took place in Christiana in 2010, where the driver who was reportedly on …

SAPS warns that dealing in cannabis is still illegal

The South African Police Service is issuing a stern warning that the establishment of illegal dispensaries/outlets, online sites and social media platforms which are marketing and selling cannabis and cannabis-related products to the public remains illegal, except where specifically allowed in terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act. Some of these illegal businesses, purporting …

Alleged kidnappers of Amy Lee de Jager arrested

During an intelligence-driven operation, members from the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit arrested three suspects last night in connection with the kidnapping of Amy Lee de Jager. Members from the FCS Unit in Vanderbijlpark assisted by members from the FCS Unit in Vereeniging and Crime Intelligence members arrested two women aged …

LIFE SENTENCE FOR COP KILLER WELCOMED

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) have welcomed the life sentences given to a suspect who was responsible for the death of a police officer in November 2015. On Monday the Mthunzini High Court convicted and sentenced Msawenkosi Ngema (29) to life imprisonment for murder of Warrant Officer Jerico Mdletshe. Ngema was …