Detectives from the Organised Crime Unit have raided a residence at Mfuleleni near Khayelitsha as part of ongoing efforts to rid communities of drug dealing that lead to serious violent crime. They seized more than a thousand mandrax tablets as well as fraudulent driver’s licenses purportedly issued in Ghana. Police[…]
Two members of the Hawks were arrested in Klerksdorp on Friday on multiple charges including theft, defeating the ends of justice and possession of suspected stolen property. “The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation unit in North West, arrested two of their members stationed in Klerksdorp on Friday morning for alleged[…]
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has welcomed the arrest this weekend of five suspects accused of being part of “the enterprise that scammed R5.7 million” from the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) meant to provide relief for workers during the coronavirus (Covid-10) lockdown. The five suspects were arrested in Pretoria[…]
The African National Congress (ANC) in Limpopo has made it clear that it will not side with the officials, current and former, who have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal. It’s reported, however, that the accused allegedly got away with a fraction of the[…]
Sixteen people – including alleged underworld boss Nafiz Modack and several high-ranking police officers – will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud and corruption following a three-year investigation. Modack was arrested on Tuesday. According to national police spokesperson Colonel Vishnu Naidoo, “intensive and[…]
While a warrant of arrest has been issued against former president Jacob Zuma, it won’t be executed before he is due to appear in court again in May. The KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg acceded to a request to issue a warrant of arrest for Zuma for non-attendance at his[…]
Fasieg Adams, a disgraced imam at the centre of several hajj and umrah scandals, did not appear in court on Monday, following his arrest on fraud charges over the weekend. Adams did not make it the Wynberg Magistrates court due to allegedly being sick, resulting in the case being postponed.[…]
A Western Province Athletics (WPA) official is expected to appear in a Cape Town court next week after making an initial appearance in court in Gauteng on Monday for fraud, the Herald reported on Wednesday. Allen Barnes was reported missing on January 4. He left his home in Bothasig at[…]
By Tauhierah Salie Following the recent uproar over hajj and umrah scandals, the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has embarked on a mission to take decisive action. At the beginning of this month, news broke of yet another umrah scandal involving dishonoured imam Fasieg Adams , where he allegedly exploited at[…]
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says more people have been implicated in the Eskom fraud case. On Thursday, Eskom’s former senior managers, Abram Masango, France Hlakudi together with two business directors Antonio Jose Trindade and Hudson Kgomoeswana appeared in court in the Johannesburg Regional Court. They face charges of fraud, corruption and[…]
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