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MPs perturbed by break-in at Hawks HQ

PARLIAMENT, July 5  – Parliament’s portfolio committee on police on Wednesday said it would summon the acting head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), more commonly known as the Hawks, to the legislature to explain how its headquarters in Pretoria was burgled. “The Committee finds it difficult to comprehend how this burglary occurred […]

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Hawks acting National Head condemns Pretoria office burglary

JOHANNESBURG, July 5  – The acting National Head of the Hawks, Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata, on Wednesday condemned the burglary that occurred at the specialised unit’s headquarters in Pretoria. Earlier, Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed that thieves had broken down locked doors and stole computers containing the supply chain, human resources and finance documents. Matakata condemned the incident and […]

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Cop shoots wife, mother-in-law, himself in Limpopo

JOHANNESBURG, June 16 – Police have opened an inquest docket after a 40-year-old member of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) opened fire and shot at his wife and mother-in-law, before committing suicide in Ga-Rakgoatha village, Limpopo. The mother-in-law died instantly, said spokesman, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe. “The member resided at Emdo Park, Polokwane. It […]