Category «Crime»

Alleged kidnappers of Amy Lee de Jager arrested

During an intelligence-driven operation, members from the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Unit arrested three suspects last night in connection with the kidnapping of Amy Lee de Jager. Members from the FCS Unit in Vanderbijlpark assisted by members from the FCS Unit in Vereeniging and Crime Intelligence members arrested two women aged …

HAWKS ARREST OPTOMETRIST FOR FRAUD

MPUMALANGA – Skhumbuzo Asquith Mohlaba (45), was released on a warning by the Acornhoek Magistrate’s Court today after he was arrested by members of the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation unit on Tuesday for allegedly practising as an optometrist without a valid operating license. Mohlala continued to render services to the public of Acornhoek and surrounding …

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 …

FORMER SHERIFF IN COURT FOR FRAUD AND CORRUPTION

WESTERN CAPE – Hoosain Kagee (48), a former the Executive Manager at the South African Board of Sheriffs appeared at Wynberg Magistrate Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud, corruption, and money laundering valued at R2 Million. It is alleged that Kagee recruited several service providers, with the aid of middle man to apply for …

CAPE TOWN VEHICLE EXAMINERS ARRESTED FOR FRAUD AND CORRUPTION

WESTERN CAPE – Three vehicle examiners aged between 37 and 64 are expected to appear at the Bellville and Cape Town Magistrate Courts respectively on charges of fraud and corruption today. One other suspect attached to the Goodwood vehicle testing centre linked and linked to two of the arrested three suspects is still outstanding after …

ALLEGED PYRAMID SCHEME FRAUDSTER ARRESTED

An integrated operation between the Mpumalanga Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation and their Limpopo counterparts has resulted in the arrest of Moreke Lucky Mayane (45), in Limpopo on Wednesday for allegedly running an illegal pyramid scheme. Mayane was circulated as a wanted person after investigations revealed that he ran an illegal investment scheme dubbed ‘Weekly …

KLERKSDORP CASH IN TRANSIT DUO FOUND GUILTY

NORTH WEST – Elijah Rantsho (44), and Moeketsi Molwantwa (51), were sentenced to ten and five years’ imprisonment respectively at the Klerksdorp Regional Court on Friday. Rantsho and Molwantwa were part of a group of armed suspects who robbed a G4S AV truck in Klerksdorp on the 17th of March 2011, after they fired at …

BAIL REFUSED FOR HAWKS IMPOSTER

A Johannesburg man accused of impersonating a Hawks Major General who can be bribed to make investigation dockets disappear, was denied bail during his first appearance in the Krugersdorp Magistrate’s court yesterday. Gabriel Paul, 45, was arrested last week Friday following a two months investigation after a victim alerted the Hawks of a Major General …