Category «Law Enforcement»

PROMINENT CAPE TOWN LAWYER ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

A well-known Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig Smith (49), was arrested on Monday for alleged corruption, money laundering, racketeering and fraud. Smith was arrested with his wife Cornelia Alexa Smith (49) and his employee Shafieka Salie (51). The three are accused of running an enterprise in Smith legal practice, Craig Smith and Associates (CSA) between …

TRT members in stable condition after being involved in a shoot-out with suspected robbers

TRT members in stable condition after being involved in a shoot-out with suspected robbers The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole has conveyed his well wishes to two Tactical Response members who were injured during a shootout with suspected robbers in Johannesburg, Gauteng yesterday 07 March 2019. The members …

HAWKS ARREST SECURITY COMPANY OWNER AND GUARDS FOR OPERATING ILLEGALLY

A 35-year-old security company owner and fourteen (14), guards are expected to appear at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday after they were arrested on Wednesday near Sandton for allegedly rendering security services without the required registration. The collaborative swoop at the security company premises in Buccleuch was headed by the Hawks’ Technical Operations Management …

BOGUS HAWKS OFFICER REMANDED IN CUSTODY

A man who posed as a ‘Hawks officer’ Lazarus Mzwandile Sibanyoni (35), appeared at the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court today facing charges of extortion, impersonating a police official and fraud. Sibanyoni was arrested in Sandton on Tuesday, Johannesburg, after the Gauteng Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation members were alerted of his attempt to extort R200 000 from …

HAWKS ARREST FORMER CORRECTIONAL SERVICES COMMISSIONERS AND BOSASA OFFICIALS

Seven suspects aged between 78 and 50 years old were arrested today by the Directorate for Priority investigations on allegations of corruption, money laundering and fraud. The sweeping high-profile arrests follows a marathon investigation wherein almost R1.6 Billion is said to have been misappropriated in the tender processes for the procurement of various services by …

A TOTAL OF 1 357 CONVICTS WERE SENTENCED DURING THE PERIOD OF 1 JULY TO 31 DECEMBER 2018

Two investigating officers of the South African Police Service (SAPS)’s Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Investigations Unit under the Detective Services Division, were given the National Commissioner’s Special Awards.   Pretoria: 29 January 2019 – Between 1 July and 31 December 2018, the South African Police Service’s Family Violence, Child Protection and …

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 …