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Hawks boss demands apology from newspaper over 'sex scandal' article

2017-07-16 17:46

Acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has demanded an apology from an Eastern Cape newspaper for publishing a story about a senior Hawks official involved in a so-called "sex scandal".

Hawks warn of possible human trafficking syndicate

2017-07-11 17:54

The Hawks have warned of a possible human trafficking syndicate which appears to be kidnapping people to take them over the South African border.

Mine security guard arrested with zama zamas

2017-07-06 20:05

A mine security guard has been arrested along with a group of illegal miners in Randfontein, the Hawks say.

Mbalula must answer on Hawks' office burglary - DA

2017-07-05 19:57

The Portfolio Committee on Police says it will call on acting Hawks boss Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata to explain the security breach which allowed the burglary at the crime fighters' headquarters.

Computers stolen in brazen burglary at Hawks head office

2017-07-05 10:41

Computers have been stolen in a brazen break-in at the Hawks’ head office in Silverton, Pretoria.

Hawks searching for alleged fake North West lawyer

2017-06-21 18:43

The Hawks say they are searching for a man who is allegedly misrepresenting himself as a lawyer in the North West town of Taung.

Free State man allegedly drugged, raped in 'med school' ruse

2017-06-13 22:37

The Hawks have sent their human trafficking investigators to Mpumalanga after a Free State man woke up in a hospital there with a frightening tale.

Zuma's corruption scandal lays bare chaos in police

2017-06-08 07:28

A corruption scandal enveloping President Jacob Zuma’s administration has laid bare the chaos swirling around the law-enforcement agencies and their vulnerability to political manipulation.

‘Give us back our children'

2017-06-04 06:01

The Hawks are investigating at least 140 cases of children that were allegedly snatched from their parents on the pretext that the parents, who are poor, are drug users who pose a danger to their children.

Top anti-poaching cop pulled from beat due to alleged 'murder conspiracy'

2017-06-01 22:44

As rhino poaching reaches an unprecedented scale, it has emerged that KwaZulu- Natal’s top "anti poaching" cop has been kicking his heels in a city office after being pulled from the beat in 2015.

 

Hawks call on news agency to apologise for report

2017-07-11 20:39

The Hawks have condemned a national news report that named one of its high ranking officers in relation to a burglary at the Pretoria office of the National Prosecuting Authority

Fires, break-ins likely 'intended to intimidate Ramaphosa’s ANC faction' - ISS

2017-07-11 16:59

Rival political factions fighting for state power appear to be behind the recent spate of break-ins and fires at key government institutions, an analyst with the Institute for Security Studies believes.

Trio arrested for possession of hippo tusks

2017-07-05 22:48

Three men have been arrested after they were found in possession of four hippo tusks which they allegedly tried to sell under the guise of elephant tusks in Brits, North West.

Slick break-in at Hawks HQ points to 'rogue intelligence job'

2017-07-05 18:31

The theft of computers from the apparently secure Hawks headquarters in Pretoria raises suspicions that the burglary was a "rogue intelligence job".

Molefe: Board 'vindicated' by Prasa court ruling

2017-07-03 14:38

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe says the state-owned rail entity’s board feels vindicated by Monday’s High Court judgment to review and set aside the company’s controversial contract for new locomotives.

Underworld ties in R104m heroin bust at border post - informant

2017-06-15 15:55

The discovery of R104m worth of heroin at a South African border post, apparently smuggled from Mozambique, could lift the lid on illicit drug networks run by underworld operatives, an informant has said.

SCA rejects Ntlemeza's appeal to be reinstated

2017-06-09 19:30

The Supreme Court of Appeal has rejected Lieutenant General Berning Ntlemeza's appeal to be reinstated as the head of the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation.

Hawks ramp up probe of Guptas

2017-06-04 06:01

Law enforcement agencies are intensifying four investigations into allegations that the family moved billions of rands out of South Africa.

‘Fraudsters get away’

2017-06-04 06:01

Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) has expressed shock at learning that the majority of convicted civil servants received only a slap on the wrist in the form of fines and suspended sentences despite defrauding the state of millions of rands.

A week of perlemoen busts: An explosion, a secret alcohol stash and 127 years in jail

2017-06-01 14:02

An explosion inside a home, the discovery of a stash of expensive alcohol, and some lengthy jail sentences have all marked a week of intense perlemoen busts carried out around the Western Cape.

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