Crime unit disbanded

2012-02-19 10:36

Durban - The organised crime unit at Cato Manor has been officially disbanded, according to The Sunday Times.

The newspaper reported that the Cato Manor organised crime unit was officially disbanded this week and was being investigated.

The Independent Complaints Directorate, investigating the unit with the Hawks, apparently suspended two senior officials in KwaZulu-Natal this week because of their poor handling of the Cato Manor case.

Commanding officer Major General Johan Booysen was also reportedly served with a letter of "intention to suspend" this week, reported the newspaper.

He was given until Friday to provide reasons as to why he should not be suspended.

The Hawks told Sapa on Wednesday that the unit's offices were to be shut down permanently.

"Investigations were done on the Cato Manor crime unit and a decision has been made to move the officers to the organised crime unit's head office in central Durban," spokesperson McIntosh Polela said.

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