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Senior Northern Cape municipal officials sentenced for corruption

KIMBERLEY, August 31 – A former municipal manager and chief financial officer at the Karoo Hoogland Municipality in the Northern Cape, and a bogus company owner, have been sentenced for corruption by the Williston Regional Court. Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) spokesperson, Captain Philani Nkwalase, said Louis Nothnagel, 55, the former Hoogland municipal manager […]

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8 City of Johannesburg employees in court for alleged R2 million fraud

JOHANNESBURG, August 28 – Eight City of Johannesburg employees are expected to appear in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Monday for allegedly pocketing R2.4 million in fraudulent refunds. The employees – six women and two men – were arrested by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) last week Friday. ”The suspects allegedly created […]

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Two suspects appear in Pretoria court for NPA office burglary

PRETORIA, August 15  – Two suspects have appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court in connection with the break-ins at the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) offices last month. National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson, Luvuyo Mfaku, said in a statement on Tuesday morning that Moses Ernest Tonono Ntakiso, 39, and Moses Magolego, 40, appeared on Monday. […]

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Fingerprint identified in Hawks burglary

DURBAN, August 5 – A fingerprint found during a break-in at the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (commonly known as the Hawks) head office in early July has been identified, the parliamentary oversight committee on police heard on Friday. Acting Hawks head, lieutenant-general Yolisa Matakate, was being quizzed on the Silverton, in Pretoria, break-in at police headquarters […]