Police slush fund paid for Christmas tree - witness

2015-07-11 17:38

A secret police slush fund intended for undercover operations was used to pay donations for a church Christmas tree, the Pretoria Regional Court has heard.

Top cop charged alongside Mdluli and Barnard

2015-05-20 12:03

Former police major general Solomon Lazarus has been charged with five counts of corruption and one of theft in a case that will be joined to that of former colleagues Richard Mdluli and Heine Barnard.

Particulars to be filed in Lazarus fraud trial

2015-04-02 05:39

Further particulars in the theft, fraud and corruption case of the police crime intelligence unit's former chief financial officer Solly Lazarus are set to be filed in court.

Undercover agent spotted at Lazarus trial - report

2015-02-02 08:46

The national police commissioner’s office has confirmed that a probe has been launched into a Crime Intelligence Unit undercover agent who was spotted at the fraud trial of the unit’s former chief financial officer.

Figure revised in top cops fraud case

2013-07-17 14:08

The amount two senior police officers are accused of stealing from a crime intelligence fund has been reduced, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court has heard.

Top cops used secret fund for SUVs, debts

2012-12-12 10:34

A crime intelligence secret slush fund was allegedly used by two top officials to settle private debts and make purchases for family members.

Mdluli operated without security clearance

2012-08-24 16:00

Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli operated without security clearance for more than a year, according to a parliamentary reply.

Newspaper demands proof

2012-05-20 14:41

In a front-page opinion article, the Sunday Times has demanded the police hand over evidence that its journalists accepted bribes.

Police move to suspend Mdluli - again

2012-05-17 19:15

Controversial top cop Richard Mdluli has been told by his bosses to give reasons why he should not be suspended, City Press reports.

Generals live it up at ex-hit squad base

2012-05-13 19:45

Generals from crime intelligence have been illegally living it up at a former apartheid-era hit squad base.


Top cop corruption trial begins

2015-07-02 05:29

The trial of former police crime intelligence unit senior official Solly Lazarus and his colleague Heine Barnard on fraud and corruption charges is expected to begin in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Lazarus trial to start in July

2015-04-02 11:12

The trial of former police crime intelligence unit senior official Solly Lazarus and colleague Heine Barnard on fraud and corruption charges will start in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court in July.

Lazarus fraud trial postponed

2015-02-18 18:24

The trial of the police crime intelligence unit's former chief financial officer Solly Lazarus will begin in July, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court ruled on Wednesday.

Crime intel unit facing torture, murder claims

2013-07-19 07:56

New allegations of torture, murder, bogus crimes and cover-ups have emerged against the police's already controversial crime intelligence division.

Top cops warned: Steer clear of politicians

2013-04-11 22:16

Two senior police officers accused of benefiting from a crime intelligence fund have been ordered not to contact or discuss the case with politicians or Cabinet members.

Suspended top cops charged with fraud

2012-12-11 14:29

Suspended Major General Solly Lazarus and Colonel Hein Barnard have been charged with theft, fraud and corruption related to a secret crime intelligence slush fund, the Hawks say.

Mdluli's security clearance expires

2012-05-30 20:24

Suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli's security clearance has lapsed, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Mdluli suspension report unconfirmed

2012-05-17 20:33

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's office cannot confirm a report that former crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli had been given a notice of suspension.

Mdluli report names ANC MP

2012-05-16 16:53

Senior ANC MP Cecil Burgess has been dragged into the ongoing controversy around former crime intelligence head Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli, City Press reports.

Mdluli: KZN cop in witness protection

2012-04-23 12:02

A senior crime intelligence officer has been placed in a witness protection programme after revealing details of how his boss, Richard Mdluli, and his confidantes allegedly looted the division's secret fund.

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