Category «Crime»

VERULAM ALLEGED DRUG DEALER TO APPEAR IN COURT

KWAZULU-NATAL – A 37-year-old alleged drug dealer was arrested by the Durban Hawks’ South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) on Wednesday, 08 April 2020. The team acted on information regarding a suspect who was reportedly dealing in drugs at Golden Green Gardens flats, Phoenix. The identified premises were searched resulting in quantities of cocaine powder, …

SUSPECTED DIESEL THIEVES STOPPED IN THEIR TRACKS IN MPUMALANGA

MPUMALANGA – Three suspected diesel thieves have been arrested in Witbank, Mpumalanga. The Hawks’ provincial Serious Organised Crime Investigation received a tip-off that the trio were on their way to steal diesel at Umpunzi Opencast mine. The team with the assistance of the Witbank SAPS and Bidvest Protea Coin Security kept observation when the suspects …

Females in SAPS Uniform holding bottles of beer

Pretoria: 08 April 2020 – The South African Police Service has noted with concern photograph of two females in SAPS uniform each holding what appears to be a bottle of beer and posing next to packs of liquor. The SAPS are currently investigating the authenticity and origin of the picture to determine the identity of …

CASH-IN-TRANSIT SUSPECT ARRESTED IN PRETORIA

GAUTENG – David Mzamane Maluleka (41) also known as “Mdeva” was denied bail by the Temba Magistrates Court on Wednesday on various armed robbery charges. Maluleka is linked to, amongst others, cash in-transit related robberies, possession of suspected stolen vehicles, house robberies and armed robberies in Gauteng. His arrest comes after his Soshanguve case for …

TRAFFIC OFFICER ARRESTED FOR CORRUPTION

FREE STATE – A 41 year old traffic officer was arrested on Thursday for corruption in crackdown by members of the Serious Corruption Investigation in conjunction with the SAPS Provincial Anti-Corruption Unit and Crime Intelligence. The arrest follows an undercover operation after it emerged that the traffic officer allegedly demanded money from a truck driver …

GAUTENG ACTING PROVINCIAL COMMISISONER COMMENDS THE DETECTIVES

GAUTENG ACTING PROVINCIAL COMMISISONER COMMENDS THE DETECTIVES FOR SECURING THREE LIFE SENTENCES AND 194 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR CRIMINALS PARKTOWN – The Gauteng Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Andre Wiese, commended the detectives for securing a three life sentences and a combined 194 years imprisonment just in one week. These convictions are after the arrests of …

FORMER ESKOM SENIOR MANAGER ARRESTED FOR R30 million TAX FRAUD

PRETORIA – Former Eskom Senior Manager: Group Capital Division France Hlakudi (48), appeared briefly before the Specialized Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria yesterday for alleged tax fraud following a joint investigation by the Serious Commercial Crime and South African Revenue Service (SARS). Hlakudi has been charged for contravening the Tax Administration Act for allegedly not …

KIMBERLEY DUO ARRESTED FOR DEALING IN UNCUT DIAMONDS

NORTHERN CAPE – The Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigating unit has arrested two female suspects aged 56 and 60 for dealing in uncut diamonds. The duo was arrested on Wednesday during an undercover operation where an arrangement was made to buy state diamond. The suspects paid an amount of R8 000.00 as deposit and later …