Themba Maseko’s testimony to the commission that in preparation for the inquiry he struggled to get information from the Hawks. The Hawks have come under the spotlight in the State Capture Inquiry underway in Parktown, Johannesburg. Several witnesses have implicated the police’s elite unit in their testimony. Evidence leader Vincent[…]
This comes after former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas accused Major-General Zinhle Mnonopi of trying to deliberately sabotage the investigation into the Guptas’ alleged attempt to bribe him. Jonas testified before the commission in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Friday. Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police has since called for an urgent investigation[…]
Three men were rescued from two alleged human traffickers in Cape Town over the weekend, the Hawks said on Tuesday. A taxi driver allegedly picked up the men, aged 21 and 22, from their houses in the Northern Cape after they were promised jobs in Cape Town, said Captain Philani[…]
A recent spate of bomb threats in public places in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape have heightened panic and fear, however authorities have not yet determined what is driving these incidents. A number of local shopping complexes were evacuated in Cape Town after officials were alerted about alleged explosive devices on[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has expressed relief that the Hawks have identified the perpetrator involved in gruesome knife attack at the Malmesbury masjid. Two worshippers were killed, and two others injured, when the perpetrator attacked them whilst they were performing I’tikaaf during Ramadan. 74 year old Ismail Bassa and[…]
The Hawks has confirmed that the suspect in the Malmesbury attack had been admitted for psychiatric care and had no links to suggest any involvement of “extremist or radical activity”. The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation said in a statement released on Thursday that the investigation into the attack has[…]
A group of Cape Town residents will be embarking on a spiritual trek to the Swartland in solidarity with the Malmesbury community. The al-Jeem Thikr Group will be hosting a thikr at the Nerina Avenue Masjid in Malmesbury on Saturday as a show of support following the murder of two[…]
Western Cape police not only have to deal with several firearms that have gone missing from two stations and gangsters armed with guns meant to be with cops. They also have to contend with a shortage of ammunition at a shooting practice range. Various issues relating to firearms and police[…]
Authorities are yet to confirm the status of a suspected Verulam mosque bomb. A device resembling what appears to be a bomb was found in the Imam Hussein mosque, in Kwazulu-Natal yesterday evening. The discovery came just hours after Police Minister, Bheki Cele, visited the mosque. This after the mosque[…]
Wealthy and prominent South Africans could soon become the next target of international kidnapping syndicates who are terrorising foreigners living in the country. That’s the warning sounded by research and global kidnapping monitoring organisation, Red24. Red24, which is part of the global risk management company iJet, tracks and monitors incidents[…]
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