‘There is no arrest warrant issued for ANC SG #AceMagashule’, says Hawks spokesperson

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Hawks spokesperson, Hangwani Mulaudzi has confirmed that various media reports detailing the alleged arrest warrant for ANC Secretary General Ace Magashule is fake news.

Speaking to SABC News, Mulaudzi says the Hawks issued a brief statement calling the reports of Magashule’s impending arrest “a malicious intent to undermine the integrity of the organisation”.

Mulaudzi says: “‘We don’t know of any such warrant of arrest, and we will be looking into the matter very carefully.’

Mulaudzi added: “The Hawks would like to categorically distance itself from those media reports regarding the so called impending arrest against Mr Ace Magashule.”

Its understood that Magashule was going to be arrested and charged over his role in the controversial Vrede Dairy Farm project.

Magashule was the premier of the Free State when money meant to empower emerging farmers was allegedly misused.