Hawks arrest one of their own for cash-in-transit heists

Hawks arrest one of their own for cash-in-transit heists

- A Hawks member was arrested on Monday on numerous charges

- One of the charges was conspiracy to commit cash-in-transit heists

- He appeared in the Magistrate’s court on Monday

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It was announced on Monday that a Hawks member, 53 year old Petrus Doctor Nkosi has been arrested.

Nkosi is a warrant officer attached to the serious crimes unit of the Hawks. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit cash-in-transit heists, money laundering, armed robbery, defeating the ends of justice and unauthorised use of a state vehicle.

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Nkosi has been linked back to an incident is 2015 where he allegedly conspired in a cash-in-transit heist as well as another incident where R1.4 million was stolen.

Briefly.co.za featured another article recently about corruption with a policeman.

In the article: Policeman with pending criminal charges stands to become divisional commissioner of crime detection , Major General Ntebo "Jan" Mabula, the current North West SAPS deputy crime detection head, was reportedly interviewed for the post of divisional commissioner of crime detection, and received a recommendation from a senior police official.

On Thursday, Minister of Police Bheki Cele, and national commissioner General Khehla Sitole, will announce the appointments of divisional commissioners from Crime Intelligence, detective services, protection and security services, as well as the provincial commissioner of the Free State.

Mabula and his team from the North West have previously been investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) for allegedly torturing a man who was in custody, which has resulted in pending criminal and disciplinary cases against him. Mabula is still under investigation by IPID for the death, by suffocation, of police informer Solomon Nengwane.

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He has also developed a reputation for being involved in political arrests, Briefly.co.za gathered. Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, who has been charged with corruption, allegedly roped in Mabula and his team to counter-investigate IPID forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan and his assistant attorney, Sarah-Jane Trent.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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