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Man appears in Cape Town court for alleged human trafficking

CAPE TOWN, May 18 – A 36-year-old man appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Thursday for alleged human trafficking, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday. Chizoba Uba was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly subjecting a 37-year-old woman to prostitution and drugs. Hawks spokesperson Captain Philani Nkwalase said: “The victim was allegedly […]

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Two suspects arrested for Klerksdorp bank robbery

CAPE TOWN, May 15  – Two suspects have been arrested in Edenvale and Fleurhof near Johannesburg for allegedly stealing millions at a Nedbank branch in Klerksdorp recently when they posed as security officers on a routine cash pickup. According to the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), an intelligence-driven operation by the Hawks’ priority violent crimes (PVC) […]

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Former Eskom chief Molefe won’t pay back an amount he thinks he shouldn’t – lawyer

PRETORIA, April 17 – Former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe and his legal team will now have to regroup and ponder on their next move, after the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday refused them leave to appeal the January decision which ordered Molefe to pay back all money received from the power utility’s pension payout. Molefe’s lawyer […]

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Hawks raids North West premier’s office

RUSTENBURG, March 8 – The Hawks raided the office of North West premier Supra Mahumapelo on Thursday, North West Provincial Government said.   “The Hawks visited the office in possession of a search warrant for payments made to Nepo Data Dynamics. Last week documents relating to this company were illegally accessed and distributed on social […]