Category «Crime»

OVER ONE MILLION WORTH OF DRUGS RECOVERED

WESTERN CAPE – A joint Hawks’ Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) and Crime Intelligence disruptive operation on Tuesday morning led to the recovery of Mandrax tablets valued at just over a million rand. The operation resulted in the recovery of about 24 000 Mandrax tablets from an apparently abandoned vehicle that was parked near a local …

SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR CLANDISTINE LABORATORY

GAUTENG – A 42 year old suspect is expected to appear at the Krugersdorp Magistrate Court today following his arrest on Sunday for allegedly running a clandestine laboratory. The suspect at a plot in Muldersdrift, west of Johannesburg by an integrated team comprising of the Hawks, Crime Intelligence, and K9 unit. The Hawks received information …

ALLEGED POLICE MURDERER ARRESTED

KWAZULU-NATAL – A 22 year old suspect is expected to appear at the Umbumbulu Magistrate Court today on two charges of alleged murder. The suspect was arrested by an integrated team compromising of the Hawks Durban Organised Crime, Crime Intelligence and the National Intervention Unit at Wybank area near Pinetown in the early hours of …

DISRUPTIVE OPERATION NETS TWO FOR RUNNING A DAGGA LAB

The Hawks’ Secunda Narcotic Bureau, Crime Intelligence and K9 members swept into Volksrust, Mpumalanga on Tuesday morning detained a couple aged 42 and 58 for running a clandestine dagga laboratory. The multidisciplinary team executed search and seizure warrants at a farm in Droefheid and succeeded to seize, almost 20kg of compressed hydroponic cannabis and about …

LIFE SENTENCES HANDED TO HUMAN TRAFFICKERS

The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya has welcomed the South Gauteng High Court three life sentences plus additional hundred and six (106) years imprisonment to two Nigerian nationals for human trafficking on Friday in Johannesburg. The pair Frank Amaku (26), and Ilo Promise Somadina (25), were arrested …

THREE HAWKS IMPOSTERS ARRESTED

PRETORIA – Three suspects aged between 33 and 51, allegedly impersonating Hawks investigators, have been arrested in an undercover operation. The suspects, one of whom has been posing as a Major General, were arrested by the Serious Corruption Investigation unit at a hideout in Midrand, just outside Johannesburg, on Wednesday. DPCI members recently received a …

SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOR RUNNING AN ILLEGAL DAGGA CLANDESTINE LABORATORY

KWAZULU-NATAL – Three suspects aged between 25 and 45 are expected to appear at the Umzito Magistrate today for allegedly dealing in cannabis plants and oil. A multi-disciplinary team comprising of the Hawks, Crime Intelligence and Tactical Response Team arrested the three after it transpired there was group that was running a hydroponic laboratory in …