Category «Government»

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 …

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF RHINO HORNS

GAUTENG – A 55-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Germiston Regional Court on Thursday charged with illegal possession of rhino horns. The suspect was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Endangered Species Unit with the support of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police and SANParks. The joint intelligence driven operation landed the suspect …

HAWKS WELCOME HEFTY SENTENCES FOR FARM ATTACKERS

EASTERN CAPE – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) has welcomed the hefty sentences imposed on Lwandile Aseni (24), Floyd Ayanda Nkohla (35), Zwelakhe Mguzulwa (37) and Furgil Freddie Jaxa (31), who were each sentenced by the Grahamstown High court on Thursday to 25-years direct imprisonment for a March 2017 farm attack in Aberdeen. …

SOUTH AFRICA IMPLEMENTS TARGETED FINANCIAL SANCTIONS

South Africa‚Äôs measures for combating the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and related acts have been enhanced with the launch of the list containing particulars of persons and entities identified for targeted financial sanctions (TFS). From today, the searchable TFS list is available on the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) website (www.fic.gov.za). …