Public Protector, Hawks reveal latest in Gupta state capture probe

2016-06-21 16:10

While the Guptas have received no indication that they are being investigated for state capture, authorities seem to be starting the process of probing the matter.

Ex-reservist nabbed for 'soliciting bribe'

2016-06-16 20:15

A former police reservist has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a prosecutor, the Hawks say.

Still no security clearance for Gauteng Hawks boss

2016-06-15 13:36

Gauteng Hawks head Prince Mokotedi still does not have security clearance, after several months of leading the investigative unit.

Cop arrested in huge Gauteng Mandrax bust

2016-06-09 17:21

A police officer is among five suspects arrested during a R105m Mandrax bust near Vereeniging, the Hawks say.

Hawks prioritising Northam Platinum mine murders

2016-06-07 11:05

The Hawks are investigating the murders of two rival union members employed at Northam Platinum, the company says.

EXCLUSIVE: Limpopo Ipid boss loses case against dismissal

2016-05-31 11:20

Former Limpopo head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, Innocent Khuba, has lost his appeal against his dismissal from office for his alleged role in the rendition of Zimbabwean nationals.

Zuma v Gordhan narrative is 'toxic' - Presidency

2016-05-27 14:55

The Presidency has condemned what it called a "toxic narrative" in the media about a war between President Jacob Zuma and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Police minister slams SACP for Ntlemeza attack

2016-05-24 15:31

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko has slammed the South African Communist Party for its "attack" on Hawks head Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza following reports that the Hawks wanted Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan charged over a "rogue unit" at Sars.

Cape couple arrested after 'insurance fraud' raids

2016-05-22 18:06

A Cape Town couple has been arrested for alleged insurance fraud, the Hawks say after officers executed search and seizure warrants at two places, one in Vredenburg and the other in Bellville.

ANC caucus backs Gordhan 'like any other minister’

2016-05-20 10:35

The ANC’s parliamentary caucus has put its faith in Pravin Gordhan following reports that he may be arrested by the Hawks, a report says.


DA demands Hawks explain decision not to investigate Nkandla architect

2016-06-17 14:55

The DA has called for the Hawks to give reasons for not investigating Nkandla architect Minenhle Makhanya.

Swazi man nabbed for human trafficking, rape

2016-06-16 11:39

A Swazi man accused of human trafficking, abduction and rape has been arrested in Durban after he was traced by Hawks officers.

Gordhan comes close to tears over Hawks probe

2016-06-10 22:17

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has come close to tears after he was asked about the Hawks investigation into him over an intelligence unit in the SA Revenue Services set up during his time as tax commissioner.

It took 12 years for cops to take statement on Mdluli dockets, court hears

2016-06-07 17:35

It took police 12 years to take a statement from a senior officer who found two dockets implicating former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli in kidnapping and attempted murder cases, a court has heard.

Top cop requests ANC leader's murder case be moved from his station

2016-06-07 06:30

The Hawks have taken over the investigation of the murder of an ANC leader in Mpumalanga, after a police station commander made a request for the case to be removed from his station.

Hawks deny Gordhan inquiry moved to new unit

2016-05-29 16:04

SA's elite Hawks police unit has denied a report that a probe involving Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been transferred to another part of the force.

State agencies can't be used for political battles - Cosatu

2016-05-26 17:59

The Congress of SA Trade Unions has said it was opposed to state agencies being used to fight political battles.

Hawks probing Umlazi cop slaying

2016-05-24 11:36

The Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation is probing the slaying of an Umlazi police officer who was shot in the face while chasing a murder suspect.

Gordhan will not be arrested - for now, says Hawks

2016-05-22 12:13

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has been assured by the Hawks that he isn’t a suspect in the so-called Sars rogue unit and won’t be arrested, says a report.

Drug stash in biscuit packets leads officers to suspected stolen goods haul

2016-05-19 20:02

What started off with Hawks officers finding drugs concealed in biscuit packets led to a R2m haul of drugs and suspected stolen goods in Cape Town.

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