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Ipid, Acsa work to curb drug smuggling at OR Tambo

Xolani Koyana | 16 Feb 2017

CAPE TOWN - The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is working with the Airports Company to curb an alleged drug smuggling scheme by police and Hawks members at OR Tambo International Airport. Ipid told Parliament’s police committee of a ‘war’ between the police and the Hawks over an alleged drug smuggling scheme at the airport.

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Hawks Warrant Officer brutally murdered by drug dealers

November 29, 2016 2:25 pm by Staff Publisher - NEWS 101

The murder of Warrant Officer Colbern Mashego, a Hawks member who was gunned down on Sunday, has been strongly condemned by the National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza.

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OR Tambo customs staff held after cocaine bust

May 1, 2016 • Written by: Shana Genever -  SA Breaking News

Four men have been arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg after a security breach that saw 1.5kg of cocaine allowed to pass through the airport.

 

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SA high commissioner's past as drug smuggler exposed

SUNDAY TIMES NEWS BY MZILIKAZI WA AFRIKA, 2016-10-02

South Africa's high commissioner to Singapore is a convicted drug trafficker who was fired from SAA after being jailed in New York for smuggling a bag of cocaine.

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The enemy's within‚ say cops‚ as three Cape Town officers are held for drugs

By Dave Chambers | Sep 17, 2016 Sowetan

Cape Town police have arrested three of their own in the war on drugs — and say they are poised to swoop on more.

The first arrest happened on Wednesday‚ when a 34-year-old officer at Parow police station was arrested at his home on charges of corruption‚ dealing in drugs‚ possession of drugs and possession of stolen property.

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Death of two officers raises questions of drug link

2017-02-15 19:24

Thulani Gqirana, News24

Cape Town – A police officer committed suicide by shooting himself in the head, twice, and the Hawks and SAPS were engaged in a war over confiscated drugs, police watchdog IPID told MPs on Wednesday.

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Customs officials arrested for smuggling cocaine worth R2m

national 16.11.2016 10:39 am

ANA

Unbeknownst to the customs officials, members of the Hawks had them under observation.

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Three people arrested and 14 planes searched by gardaí during major international crime operation

Irish News - Saturday 29 October 2016

Cathal McMahon

Gardaí arrested three people and searched 14 airplanes as part of a major international crime-busting operation carried out over 11,000 locations worldwide.

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WATCH: Drug dealers with cops on their payroll

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WATCH: Drug dealers with cops on their payroll

14 September, 01:45 PM

Journalist Paul McNally reports West Johannesburg drug dealers have weaned police officers onto their payroll with (regular) payments of as little as R50.

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Cop arrested in drug swoop

CRIME & COURTS / 09 Jun '16, 07:23am

Botho Molosankwe

Johannesburg - For years, a Joburg police officer allegedly lived a luxurious lifestyle, residing at a plush house in an upmarket estate and driving several sleek vehicles.