The Hawks say they will clamp down on maladministration and corruption at municipalities across the country. Of the 257 municipalities audited by the Auditor General’s office last year, only 10 received clean audits.
Former Hawks investigator, Colonel Kobus Roelofse has described how top senior police officials obstructed his investigation into the looting of a crime intelligence secret service fund and investigations into then Crime Intelligence boss, Richard Mdluli.
EFF leader Julius Malema says the Heads of the National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks should not be used by those Malema claims are out to score political points.
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the Hawks have contradicted one another in parliament regarding access to a Steinhoff audit report on accounting irregularities at the company.
Former North West MEC for Finance and Economic Development, Wendy Nelson, has been granted bail of 20 thousand rand by the Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court.