Category «Law Enforcement»

POLICE MINISTER BHEKI CELE APPLAUDS SWIFT ACTION BY THE POLICE IN BRINGING LAW AND ORDER AT VAN REENEN PASS

21 JUNE 2018- Minister of Police General Bheki Cele has applauded swift action by the police in maintaining law and order, this follows tough action that resulted to an arrest of truck drivers and impounding of several trucks that were blockading the N3 at Van Reenen Pass yesterday ( 20 June 2018). A multidisciplinary approach …

POLICE MINISTER BHEKI CELE STRONGLY CONDEMNS THE KILLING OF ANC MP COMRADE SIBUSISO RADEBE

Pretoria, 20 June 2018: The Minister of Police General Bheki Cele strongly condemns the killing of 40 year old Comrade Goodwill Sibusiso Radebe which took place on Tuesday, 19 July 2018 around 19h30 in Roodepoort, Johannesburg west. The motive of the killing is still unknown at this stage and investigations are underway. Preliminary reports have …

HAWKS ARREST POLICEMAN FOR CORRUPTION

The Hawks’ National Bureau for Illegal Firearms Control and Priority violent crime (NBIFCPVC) has arrested a 34 year-old police constable from Bellville South Community Service Centre (CSC) on allegations of theft and corruption. Two firearms were seized by SAPS Vispol members from two suspects on separate incidents in September 2017 and another in April 2018 …

MULTIDISCIPLINARY INTELLIGENCE DRIVEN OPERATION NABS THREE OF THE ROLEX GANG

20 June 2018- Today as a result of the multi-disciplinary stabilisation and normalisation plan launched earlier this month, three members of the so called ‘Rolex Gang’ were apprehended in possession of a hijacked vehicle on the R25 in Modderfontein in Johannesburg. The Acting National Commissioner, Lieutenant General Sindile Mfazi, has commended the tenacity with which …

Former Crime Intelligence Head and Senior SAPS Managers appeared in court for corruption related charges

Pretoria : 15 June 2018 – The National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla John Sitole has commended the thorough investigation by the SAPS Detective Service’s Anti-Corruption Unit that led to the arrest of four senior managers in the police. The four appeared in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court facing charges of corruption, fraud, money laundering …

Arrest of alleged cash-in-transit kingpin

Pretoria: 14 June 2018 – The National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla John Sitole has commended the police in Limpopo for arresting an alleged cash-in-transit king-pin and six of his accomplices for possession of suspected stolen vehicles and in the process possibly foiling a robbery. The Limpopo and Mpumalanga Tracking Teams acted swiftly after they …

CRITICAL BREAKDOWN – PART TWO

Following Special Assignment’s March expose of a desperately sick inmate languishing in Johannesburg prison, that prisoner has since died inside jail. In this week’s episode we investigate why prison authorities allowed this to happen. Lungisa Livingstone Jadula was a sick inmate inside Johannesburg Prison’s Medium B-section, whose lawyer, Austin Okeke, said a part of his …

FORMER MAGISTRATE IN COURT FOR GARNISHING ORDER SCHEME

MPUMALANGA – Former Magistrate, Magrieta Stoffelina Maria Botha ( 55) appeared briefly at the Nelspruit Magistrate Court on Wednesday facing alleged fraud charges amounting to approximately R5-million. Botha was arrested by members of the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation on 25 May 2017 following a probe which uncovered factitious garnishing orders which she allegedly authorised …

HAWKS ACTING HEAD SHOCKED BY DEATH OF ONE THEIR OWN

The Acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has expressed shock at the senseless killing of a Hawks Captain in Bloemfontein on Thursday evening. Captain Qeya Jonas Tshabalala (52) was attached to the Bloemfontein Serious Organised Crime Unit passed away after he was attacked whilst attending to a …