Category «Crime»

HAWKS OPERATION LANDS THREE ILLEGAL MINERS BEHIND BARS

Three suspects aged between 30 and 40 are expected to appear in court on Monday after they were arrested yesterday for charges related to illegal mining in Modikwa, Limpopo. The suspects were apprehended during a joint disruptive operation conducted by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation with the assistance of the local police, the Department …

HAWKS SEEKING ASSISTANCE WITH IDENTIFYING ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is seeking assistance from the public with identifying an armed robbery suspect. The unidentified man is believed might assist with information regarding an armed robbery that took place in Stilfontein in February this year where gold concentrate worth approximately R35 million was stolen. It is alleged that on …

Extradition of PATRICK KASAIJA from SA to the Republic of Uganda

The South African Police Service, through the help of the Interpol office in Pretoria, successfully extradited a fugitive on Wednesday who was wanted for a murder he had allegedly committed in Uganda. The Department of Justice from Uganda requested via Interpol that the arrest of Patrick Kasaija aka Patrick Agaba who was believed to be …

VF Plus veroordeel Bonnievale-plaasaanval ten sterkste

Besonderhede oor ʼn plaasaanval hierdie week in Bonnievale in die Wes-Kaap is ontstellend, maar terselfdertyd ook tekenend van die verskuiwing van die verskynsel van plaasaanvalle na die Wes-Kaap waar dit voorheen haas onbekend was. In die voorval Maandag op die plaas Kapteinsdrif naby Bonnievale, is mnr. Tool Wessels (55) vermoor en sy vrou, Liezel, erg …

ETHEKWINI MUNICIPALITY MAYOR AND TWO OTHERS GRANTED BAIL

eThekwini Mayor Zandie Gumede, councillor Mondli Mthembu and businessman Craig Ponnan briefly were granted R50000 bail each following their brief appearance at the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime on Tuesday. The trio handed themselves over to the Hawks’ National Clean Audit Task Team (NCATT) early Tuesday morning and they were subsequently charged with fraud, corruption, contravention …

20 ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO DOUBLE-VOTE

Twenty suspects have been arrested after allegedly trying to vote for a second time during the 2019, National and Provincial Elections. Nineteen suspects have been arrested in KwaZulu-Natal of which 16 are alleged to have transgressed in Danhauser, two in Hluhluwe and one in the Port Shepstone while the twentieth suspect was arrested in Douglasdale …

HAWKS ARREST PROSECUTOR FOR CORRUPTION

LIMPOPO – The Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation members have arrested a 45-year-old Seshego District Court prosecutor for alleged corruption, extortion and defeating the ends of justice today. The prosecutor allegedly demanded R1500 bribe from the complainant who was arrested for driving under the influence of liquor in order to withdraw his case. The complainant reported …

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 …