Hawks probe top cops - report
Johannesburg - Senior members of the police
will be probed by the Hawks in relation to the Krejcir case, the Mail &
Guardian reported on Friday.
"A source close to the Hawks, an
intelligence source and a prosecuting authority official have all confirmed
that the investigation centres on former Gauteng crime intelligence boss Joey
Mabasa and the head of crime intelligence, General Richard Mdluli," the
Hawks spokesperson, McIntosh Polela, would
The newspaper said the probe was understood
to focus on allegations that crime intelligence engaged in extensive phone
tapping of Hawks members and others involved in the Radovan Krejcir
The issue of who motivated for this
surveillance, who approved it and whether the information was passed on to
Czech businessman Krejcir is a key focus of the investigation.
The M&G said it was alleged that the
reason for the surveillance of the Hawks investigation was that the
investigation was being manipulated by private forensic investigator Paul
Krejcir handed himself over to the Hawks in
Johannesburg during the early hours of Friday morning.
A raid on Krejcir's home on Tuesday night by
the Hawks uncovered a :hit list" with four names on it. Krejcir, 42, was
also facing fraud charges relating to a R4.5 million claim he allegedly made to
an insurance company, after allegedly managing to obtain medical papers saying
he had cancer.
Krejcir, was also being questioned on the
death of underworld boss Cyril Beeka, who was gunned down in a drive by
shooting in Cape Town earlier this week.