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SA Police arrest 3 in a R54-million drug bust

SA Police arrest 3 in a R54-million drug bust

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER SOUTH AFRICA’S serious crimes unit - The Hawks - have made one of its biggest drug haul, seizing an assortment of drugs worth over R54-million, arresting three men and confiscating four cars. The intelligence driven bust started in the Free State and led to the discovery of more drugs and stashes of cash in Welkom, in the Free State and Mayfield Park, in Johannesburg.  The significant achievement by The Hawks has been praised by Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya, the national head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation. The Hawks’ bust was made with the support of the…
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Four ex-top Gauteng officials bust for R1.2-billion tender fraud

Four ex-top Gauteng officials bust for R1.2-billion tender fraud

AFRICAN MIRROR REPORTER FOUR former senior Gauteng Health Department officials have been arrested in connection with fraud, corruption and money laundering in connection with an irregular R1,2-billion information technology tender. Former head of department Sybil Ngcobo, Mmakgosi Mosupi (former director of information and communication), Valdis Ramaano (former head of supply chain) and Obakeng Moekeletsi (former deputy director-general), were arrested by The Hawks and have appeared in the Palm Ridge Commercial Crimes Court, where they were granted bail. The state alleges that in 2007,  the four were involved in criminal activities which resulted in a tender for R57-millions ballooning to R1.2-bilion…
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