Category «Society»

BALLITO MAN ARRESTED FOR CACHE OF HEROIN

KWAZULU-NATAL – A 37 year old man has been arrested after heroin worth an estimated R4m was seized in is lush Ballito residence, just outside Durban. The drug haul was seized on Friday during an intelligence driven operation led by the Hawks’ Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) together with Crime Intelligence, Durban Metro Police Drug Task …

COMPANY FRAUD – FOUR ARRESTED FOR POCKETING R11.5 MILLION

MPUMALANGA – Lucy Andrea Du Preez (50), John Avent (53), Piet Albertus Meintjies (36), and Maria Antoinette Le Roux (49) were arrested by members of the Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit on Thursday and subsequently appeared at the Nelspruit Magistrate Court for alleged fraud and theft. The quartet’s arrest follows a Hawks’ investigation which …

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 …

BLF gederegistreer as politieke party

Die VF Plus het sy appèlaansoek teen die registrasie van die Black First Land First (BLF) as politieke party by die Verkiesingskommissie (OVK) gewen. Die kommissie het beslis dat die BLF inderdaad lidmaatskap aan dié party op grond van ras uitsluit en die BLF is gederegistreer as politieke party. Ingevolge artikel 16(1)(c) van die Wet …

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 …