Category «Government»

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 …

The National Police Commissioner conveys condolences to the families of two slain KwaZulu Natal police officers

Pretoria: 26 May 2019- The National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole and the SAPS Management have learned with concern of the killing of two members in KwaZulu-Natal province in separate incidents on 24 and 26 May 2019. It alleged that an off-duty police constable came into the Ekombe Police …

FOUR POLICE DETECTIVES ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

Four police detectives from Kirkwood police station appeared at the Port Elizabeth Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Wednesday (today) after they were arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Crime Investigation team earlier on for alleged corruption. Three Detective Sergeants; Riaan Van Reenen (40), Liza Van Reenen (45), Ferdinand Noonen (36), and a 49-year-old, Warrant Officer Gabriel …

ETHEKWINI MUNICIPALITY MAYOR AND TWO OTHERS GRANTED BAIL

eThekwini Mayor Zandie Gumede, councillor Mondli Mthembu and businessman Craig Ponnan briefly were granted R50000 bail each following their brief appearance at the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime on Tuesday. The trio handed themselves over to the Hawks’ National Clean Audit Task Team (NCATT) early Tuesday morning and they were subsequently charged with fraud, corruption, contravention …

HAWKS ARREST PROSECUTOR FOR CORRUPTION

LIMPOPO – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation members have arrested a 45-year-old Seshego District Court prosecutor for alleged corruption, extortion and defeating the ends of justice today. The prosecutor allegedly demanded R1500 bribe from the complainant who was arrested for driving under the influence of liquor in order to withdraw his case. The complainant reported …

Two alleged robbers nabbed for a CIT robbery

At least two suspected robbers have been arrested and money and guns seized this evening following a cash-in-transit (CIT) heist. Shortly after 18:00 this evening, 6 May 2019, a CIT vehicle was ambushed and robbed by a group of armed men at Klapmuts in the Western Cape. The suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash …

HAWKS CONDEMN THE CIRCULATING OF FAKE NEWS

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) has taken note of the unfortunate and alarming trend of fake news under the pretext of the Hawks. Almost each day there are websites and other social media platforms that publish inaccurate information. This includes, among others, the imminent arrest of high profile politicians and senior government officials …

DETECTIVE COMMANDER AND ACCOMPLICE ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

LIMPOPO – A 38 year old detective commander from Driekop Police Station and his 32 year female accomplice are expected to appear at the Burgersfort Magistrate Court tomorrow for alleged corruption, extortion and defeating the ends of justice. The two were arrested on Friday evening the Hawk’s Serious Corruption Investigation team after they allegedly conspired …