Category «Government»

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 …

Minister and National Commissioner of Police strongly condemns the killing of a Senior Police Manager

Pretoria: 17 May 2018 – The Minister of Police, Mr Bheki Cele and the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Khehla John Sitole, learnt with shock and deep sadness of the callous murder of a Senior Manager in the police, who was attacked last night in Soweto, Gauteng. Preliminary investigations suggests that …

TWO POLICE OFFICERS ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation unit arrested two police officers from Berea police station detectives for corruption on 09 May 2018. Msawenkosi Mabaso (45), and Sergeant Thulani Dlangalala (45), both sergeants, briefly appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on 10 May 2018. The pair allegedly offered to release an accused in …

HAWKS ARREST ONE OF THEIR OWN

MPUMALANGA – Petrus Doctor Nkosi (53), a Warrant Officer attached to the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Unit was arrested by his own colleagues on Monday 14 May 2018 for conspiracy to commit cash in transit heist, armed robbery, money laundering, defeating the ends of justice and unauthorised use of state vehicle. The officer allegedly …