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.

Mthethwa's request for probe welcomed

2012-04-16 21:28

Cosatu has welcomed Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's decision to refer allegations that he misused police intelligence funds to the auditor general.

Spy boss keeps it in the family

2012-04-15 19:00

Spy boss Richard Mdluli handed a list with names of family members who had to be appointed as secret agents to his unit, the Hawks say.

Mkhwanazi still stand-in police boss

2012-04-01 17:05

Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi remains acting police commissioner despite media reports of his imminent resignation, his spokesperson says.


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.

NPA denies meddling in Mdluli case

2012-04-17 22:26

There were no political orders to drop criminal charges against crime intelligence chief Richard Mdluli, acting NPA head Nomgcobo Jiba says.

Secret funds buy hideaway for top cops

2012-04-16 12:09

The crime intelligence unit used secret state funds to buy a holiday resort in KwaZulu-Natal for the exclusive use of the unit’s top officers, according to a police report.

Mdluli probe not on cards for IPID

2012-04-13 18:00

Serious corruption allegations against crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli will not at this stage be tackled by the police's watchdog directorate, IPID executive director Francois Beukman says.

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