Hawks say sabotage investigation at Eskom's Tutuka station still ongoing

2020-01-21 10:44

At a media briefing in mid-December President Cyril Ramaphosa said a 'measure of sabotage' had contributed to power outages.

'This could have been avoided' - Zondo halts Lebeya's testimony after questioning the nature of his evidence

2020-01-16 13:59

The testimony of Hawks boss Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya at the state capture inquiry has been halted, after questions were raised about whether his evidence falls under the commission's terms of reference.

R3m's worth of stolen petrol, diesel: 2 men arrested while driving to Gauteng from Free State with four tankers of fuel

2019-12-30 17:52

A Hawks team arrested the pair, aged 38 and 43, on Sunday after a tip-off that four tankers were reportedly transporting the fuel to Gauteng.

Alleged conman accused of R1.2m fraud released on bail

2019-12-20 22:03

A man accused of fraud to the tune of R1.2m has been granted R20 000 bail in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

Man who allegedly defrauded City of Tshwane of R53m gets R100 000 bail

2019-12-19 21:14

Ivo Gunter Wegrostek, 62, who allegedly stole R53m that was designated for the National Fund for Municipality Workers in the City of Tshwane Municipality, has appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Hawks arrest prosecutor during undercover operation

2019-12-18 22:13

A 39-year-old KwaZulu-Natal prosecutor has been arrested by members of the Hawks' Serious Corruption Investigations Unit.

Hawks confirm investigation into alleged sabotage at Eskom's Tutuka power plant

2019-12-18 17:11

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced last week that sabotage that there has been a "measure of sabotage" at the power utility.

Hawks seize counterfeit T-shirts, sneakers worth R5m in Cape Town raid

2019-12-15 14:33

The Hawks say they have seized counterfeit goods to the value of R5m in Bellville, Cape Town.

Durban businessman in court for defrauding investors

2019-12-12 20:26

A Durban based businessman made his first appearance in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court sitting in Palm Ridge, in Gauteng for allegedly defrauding people who had invested in his company.

Councillors, contractors join list of 22 arrested so far in Durban waste tender scandal

2019-12-11 13:12

More people, including eThekwini councillors, have been arrested in connection with Durban Solid Waste tender corruption allegations in a case in which former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede is an accused.


SAPS paid controversial Durban businessman Thoshan Panday over R40m, Zondo commission hears

2020-01-20 17:38

Controversial Durban businessman Thoshan Panday received R47m from the South African Police Service in a 10-month period, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.

Hawks rescue nine women, 14-year-old girl from alleged brothel in Bloemfontein

2020-01-13 09:21

The Hawks have rescued nine women and a 14-year-old girl from a flat in Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein, where they were 'under the command' of a 27-year-old man.

Hawks arrest two Free State court officials for fraud

2019-12-24 12:19

The Free State Hawks have arrested a former court manager and administration on fraud related charges.

Man who allegedly plotted acid attack, hired hitwoman to kill ex-wife granted R5 000 bail

2019-12-20 21:09

The 54-year-old man allegedly planned to kill ex-his wife by pouring acid on her face or injecting her with poison.

Cops arrest man for allegedly defrauding City of Tshwane of R53m, possible syndicate probed

2019-12-19 13:56

A 62-year-old man is expected to appear in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly defrauding the City of Tshwane of R53m, which was earmarked for the National Fund for Municipality Workers.

Man's alleged plot to kill ex-wife by pouring acid on her face foiled by the Hawks

2019-12-18 20:12

A 54-year-old Mpumalanga man's alleged plot to kill his former wife by pouring acid on her face or injecting her with toxins has been foiled by the Hawks.

Three more suspects arrested for KZN cop's murder

2019-12-18 14:04

Three more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of KwaZulu-Natal warrant officer, Thulani Ngwabe, according to the Hawks.

Hefty sentences for 5 found guilty of human trafficking, sexual exploitation in Eastern Cape

2019-12-13 17:34

The Queenstown Regional Court in the Eastern Cape has handed down hefty sentences to five people for human trafficking and sexual exploitation.

Yolisa Matakata appointed Western Cape police commissioner

2019-12-12 15:06

Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata has been appointed as Western Cape police commissioner.

5 cops arrested for allegedly colluding with ambulance services and tow truck companies

2019-12-10 07:21

The cops allegedly afforded the companies unfair advantage and prejudiced other service providers in return for 'inducements'.

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