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Hawks spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, says he will continue to do his job despite the criticism. (PHOTO:SUPPLIED)
Hawks spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, says he will continue to do his job despite the criticism. (PHOTO:SUPPLIED)

His skin is as tough as the bulletproof vests his colleagues wear – it has to be as he’s often accused of being “a puppet”, branded as “useless” or dismissed as having “been captured”. 

But the name-calling doesn’t bother Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi in the least. As the public face of the elite crime-busting unit the Hawks, the 49-year-old spokesperson firmly believes the work of the unit is more important than his ego.

“I carry myself as a person with in­tegrity and I don’t involve myself in any form of corruption,” he says. He knows he’s an easy target for critics, but it comes with the territory and it’s water off a duck’s back, he says.

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