Polela fined R30 000 for illegal hunting

2013-12-12 16:31

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been fined R30 000 and has forfeited his hunting rifle after pleading guilty to six counts of illegal hunting.

Polela in court for illegal hunting

2013-09-27 09:13

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has made his first appearance in court in connection with 13 charges of illegal hunting and poaching.

McIntosh Polela fired from Hawks

2013-05-16 07:45

Suspended Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been fired from the SA Police Service over comments he made on Twitter, according to a report.

Celeb scandals that rocked 2012

2012-12-24 11:01

Local celeb shenanigans dominated not only social networks in 2012, but our conversations. Here are the break-ups, bust-ups and scandals that left us shocked and bewildered.

Nando's flames McIntosh Polela

2012-10-23 09:19

Nando's has launched a new advertising campaign inspired by Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela, who caused controversy with a tweet following the murder conviction of Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye.

Hawks man under fire over Jub Jub tweets

2012-10-17 10:37

A tweet by Hawks spokesperson Colonel McIntosh Polela alluding that Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye might be raped in prison has made news headlines.

Limpopo four held for fraud

2012-08-30 18:47

Four people has been arrested on charges of defrauding the Limpopo health department of more than R10.6m, says police.

Hawks detained ANCYL VIP

2011-11-06 10:20

It has been revealed that the Hawks briefly detained ANC Youth League Limpopo secretary Jacob Lebogo as part of its probe into multi-million rand tender irregularities.

Businessman held for R2m bribe

2011-09-25 11:15

A Durban businessman has been arrested for involvement in an attempt to bribe the Hawks KwaZulu-Natal head Johan Booysen with R2m.

Racist FB pic 'was a joke'

2011-09-04 12:49

The Facebook picture of a white man with a rifle posing over the body of a black child was meant as a joke, says the father of the boy in the picture.

Hawks bust MXit porn boss

2011-08-14 14:29

The Hawks have arrested a former policeman believed to be the head of a national child porn ring which spread its material on the social media network MXit.

Gang robs Cape cash depot, millions stolen

2011-08-02 20:37

An armed gang has stolen millions of rand in cash destined for banks from a security company in Brackenfell, Cape Town, the Hawks say.

Krejcir's son to sue police

2011-03-29 08:44

The 18-year-old son of alleged Mafia kingpin Radovan Krejcir will sue the Hawks for assault, intimidation and kidnapping following the raid last week on his parents' house in Bedfordview.

Spokesperson explains name change

2011-03-04 20:44

Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has had to discuss a painful part of his past following a report on his use of various names during his life.


Polela might plead guilty to poaching

2013-11-08 12:26

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela, who faces 13 poaching charges, is considering pleading guilty, the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court has been told.

Polela learns of dismissal in media

2013-05-16 13:27

Former Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela learnt he had been fired via media.

Cops: Polela not held over hunting

2013-02-11 14:10

Suspended Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela was never arrested over alleged illegal hunting in Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Hawks spokesperson Polela suspended

2012-11-08 08:34

Police have confirmed that Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has been suspended, three weeks after making a controversial reference to prison rape on Twitter.

Hawks man apologises for Jub Jub tweet

2012-10-19 07:04

Hawks spokesperson Colonel McIntosh Polela has apologised on Twitter for a comment he posted about murder-convicted musician Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye which many believe alluded to prison rape.

Report fingers Limpopo premier

2012-09-30 14:42

Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has refused to comment on media reports that Limpopo Premier Cassel Mathale is under investigation.

Sunday Times to appeal Byleveld ruling

2012-06-10 19:13

The Sunday Times says it will appeal against a ruling by deputy press ombudsman Johan Retief in favour of retired former police detective Piet Byleveld.

Hawks deny rendition claim

2011-10-23 14:36

The Hawks have denied sending "suspects" back to Zimbabwe to die, as has been reported by a newspaper.

Corruption report one-sided - police

2011-09-06 14:30

A recent Institute for Security Studies report on police corruption is one-sided and misleading, the SA Police Service has said.

MXit child porn 'horrific'

2011-08-14 21:30

Child pornography pictures confiscated when the Hawks swooped on the suspected leader of a child porn ring which spread its material on MXit, have been described as 'horrific'.

Estate board chief investigated

2011-08-07 10:08

The Hawks have been called in to investigate the chairperson of the Estate Agency Affairs Board for allegedly receiving R200 000.

Hawks look into arms deal

2011-07-31 12:54

Hawks head Anwar Dramat has written to Parliament's Scopa saying that he will speak to European authorities about whether any South Africans should be criminally charged for the multi-billion rand arms deal.

Hawks probe top cops - report

2011-03-25 11:12

Senior members of the police will be probed by the Hawks in relation to the Krejcir case, the Mail & Guardian has reported.

Pauper's burial for French killer couple

2011-01-25 22:40

The French couple who died in Sutherland after being on the run for six days will be buried as paupers in South Africa.

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