Tag: Hawks

Traffic officer remanded in custody for failed CIT Heist case

Mbombela traffic officer, Khanyisile Viola Nyalunga remains behind bars after her case was postponed on Tuesday. The 29 year-old traffic official was as arrested on Friday, July 28 following a failed Cash-In-Transit Heist in Hazyview....

Corruption accused businessman’s case postponed

 MBOMBELA - Sentencing proceedings for Sipho Mapalala began on Thursday in the Mbombela Magistrate's Court. This is following the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) securing a guilty plea from Mapalala in January 2023. He faces charges...

Former MM buys Mercedes with municipal funds

The former Municipal Manager of Nkomazi Local Municipality, Muzi Daniel Ngwenya, was arrested by the Hawks for fraud, theft and contravening the Municipal Finance Management Act on Friday, 28 October. READ | Hawks arrest staff members...

Public Works officials and company directors arrested for corruption

MBOMBELA - Officials from the Department of Public Works, Roads and Transport appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. They are facing charges of corruption, fraud and money laundering together with directors of a...

Hawks arrest staff members for R60 million fraud

The Hawks have arrested three suspects for fraud, theft and money laundering to the amount of R60 million. READ | Former municipal officials arrested for fraud Two staffers were arrested at the Mbombela Municipality and Mbombela Traffic...

Cogta employee defrauds department with friend’s company

Three accused appeared at the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court for Fraud and Contravention of the Public Finance Management Act yesterday. COGTA’s Deputy Director of Disaster Management, Raymond Manzini, Chris Manzini and Moses Ndlovu of Zalabantu Estate Trust...

Five suspects face fraud charges

Five suspects, including two former bank officials, appeared in the Tonga Magistrate’s Court facing charges of fraud. Two former bank officials, Dorcas Nyambi, Patricia Mnisi, Cyprian Themba Magagula. Clement Shongwe and Thapelo Modika were arrested...

Six arrested for corruption and money laundering

The HAWKS arrested six suspects employed at the Department of Education in Bushbuckridge. READ |SASSA fraudsters convicted for defrauding agency They handled payments of ex-employees and deceased beneficiaries. The primary suspect, Nomthandazo Khoza, allegedly colluded with...

Prison warden appears in Witbank Magistrate’s Court for drug dealing

A prison warden, Tinyiko Claudia Mathebula, appeared at the Witbank Magistrate’s Court yesterday for drug dealing. The Hawks arrested her in the early hours of Thursday morning. They released her on R3 000 bail. Her...

A municipal official and two others arrested for RDP fraud

Two men and a woman appeared at the Emalahleni Magistrate’s Court after their arrest for fraud, corruption, theft forgery, and money laundering.  It is alleged that in October last year, Vusumuzi Phakane had access to...

Senior officials and suspended Human Settlements HOD due to appear at Pretoria Magistrate’s Court for corruption

A senior National Prosecuting Authority official, a senior officer in the Hawks and suspended Head of Department for Human Settlements in Mpumalanga are arrested for corruption. The trio is due to appear at the...

Police sought for suspect selling low cost houses illegally

EMALAHLENI - Mpumalanga Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation is seeking public assistance in locating Justice Sambo. According to the Hawks, Sambo is wanted in connection with illegal sale of low cost houses through social media. ...