Article Archive for April 2012
The team over at crime intelligence are not averse to hiring people that they know. Using information from court affidavits M24i and the Graphics24 team constructed this crime intelligence “family tree”.
ATHANDIWE SABA and THANDUXOLO JIKA Thousands of Limpopo pupils are still without textbooks four months into the school year as the government probes a controversial R320 million textbook tender in the cash-strapped province. The textbook tender was awarded to EduSolutions, a company controlled by ANC-connected businessmen and former government officials. Whistle-blower Solly Shitangano, a former… Read More »
JACQUES PAUW A senior officer in Crime Intelligence holds the key to anysuccessful prosecution of his boss, Lieutenant-General Richard Mdluli, and his confidantes for allegedly looting the division’s secret fund. The officer, who revealed details of alleged fraud, theft and nepotism to Hawks investigators, has been placed in a a witness protection programme since spilling… Read More »
by JACQUES PAUW and ADRIAAN BASSON R5 million. That’s how much it cost the police’s embattled crime intelligence unit to employ family members of unit head Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli and supply them with luxury vehicles. Seven of Mdluli’s family members were registered as secret agents in crime intelligence, less than a year after his… Read More »
THE crime intelligence unit ( CIU) has used secret state funds to buy a holiday resort on the Kwazulu- Natal North Coast for the exclusive use of the unit’s top officers. These and other shocking facts about the misuse of CIU funds have emerged in statements to Hawks investigators and a secret report to acting… Read More »
JACQUES PAUW Controversial crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli handed a list with names of family members who had to be appointed as secret agents to his unit, the Hawks claim in an affidavit before court. Some of Mdluli’s family members were appointed to the unit’s cyber crime division – without them having any IT knowledge… Read More »
Jacques Pauw, Adriaan Basson and Paddy Harper The police’s scandal-hit crime intelligence division paid a convicted drug-dealer R300 000 a month to “influence” General Bheki Cele and to rent his properties as “safe houses”, the Hawks found. City Press can reveal that Durban businessman Panganathan “Timmy” Marimuthu is the mysterious “prominent KwaZulu-Natal person” referred to… Read More »