Category «Law Enforcement»

TWENTY YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR R140 MILLION DRUG TRAFFICKER

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation has welcomed the sentence handed down to a suspect convicted for drug trafficking. Robert Makhumulo (52) was sentenced to 20 years by the Pongola Regional Court yesterday. On 24 January 2018, Hawks members in Richards Bay received information from Crime Intelligence about a truck that was carrying …

POLICE CAPTAIN MURDERED AT NEW BRIGHTON

The National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla John Sitole has strongly condemned the killing of a South African Police Service Captain. The 50 year old Captain was gunned down at approximately 02:30 this morning at Tshiwula Street in New Brighton in the Eastern Cape. The member was stationed at the SAPS Protection and Security Services …

Policeman gunned down in Port Elizabeth

Pretoria: 10 October 2018 – The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), General Khehla John Sitole has condemned the ongoing attacks and/or killings of members of the Service. In the latest incident, an on-duty 36-year-old police constable, attached to the Mount Road Detective Unit in the Eastern Cape, was shot and killed …

THREE HAWKS IMPOSTERS ARRESTED

PRETORIA – Three suspects aged between 33 and 51, allegedly impersonating Hawks investigators, have been arrested in an undercover operation. The suspects, one of whom has been posing as a Major General, were arrested by the Serious Corruption Investigation unit at a hideout in Midrand, just outside Johannesburg, on Wednesday. DPCI members recently received a …

POLICE KILLERS SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT

The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, on Monday, has welcomed the three life sentences handed down to three suspects for killing two police officers. Last week Friday, the Durban High Court sentenced Sabelo Mkhize (28), Lindokuhle Mchunu (20), and Siboniso Khubisa (22), for murder, attempted murder and …

JOINT POLICE OPERATION SEIZE R8 MILLION WORTH OF DRUGS AND ARREST OF TWO POLICE OFFICERS

Seven suspects aged 22 and 43 were arrested during a drug raid by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation and Crime Intelligence Counter Narcotics in Pretoria on Monday (yesterday). The suspects, will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court today facing charges of manufacturing and dealing in drugs. The team has spent several months monitoring the …