Suspect bust for murder of Cape Town cop

The Hawks have swooped on a man suspected of killing a Cape Town police officer. Spokesperson for the directorate W/O Zinzi Hani said a 24-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for the murder of Sgt Simphiwe Kwepile. Kwepile, who was stationed at Nyanga police station, was killed in Mandela Park,[…]

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Two Cape Town prison officials nabbed for corruption

Two prison officials have been arrested at the Goodwood Correctional Facility in Cape Town. They are allegedly involved in corrupt activities including soliciting money from offenders and smugguling drugs. They were arrested by the Hawks on Monday morning. In January, a correctional services official, as well as four other people,[…]

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Six arrested with abalone worth R2.8 million

Six suspects have been arrested in Milnerton in Cape Town for the illegal possession of abalone worth about R2.8 million. Hawks spokesperson Zinzi Hani says they received information from Crime Intelligence about a vehicle en route to Cape Town, possibly transporting abalone. Hani says the driver, who was a foreign[…]

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Hawks investigating Cape Town teenager’s ‘kidnapping’

The Hawks are investigating the “kidnapping” of a 17-year-old Cape Town girl who was allegedly snatched from her family’s business this week. The girl was reportedly kidnapped from her father’s spaza shop in Delft. The circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear. On Saturday, Hawks spokesperson Zinzi Hani told TimesLIVE the[…]

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Eight more arrests in international drug smuggling probe by Hawks

Eight more suspects allegedly linked to an international cocaine smuggling network between South Africa and Brazil were expected to face drug smuggling charges in the Belville magistrate’s court on Tuesday after handing themselves over to authorities. They were arrested in an ongoing probe by the Hawks, Australian Federal Police and[…]

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