Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza, former head of the Hawks, has approached the Pretoria High Court to issue a restraining order against Police Minister Fikile Mbalula for his “abrasive escapades” against him.
Former Hawks boss Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza has warned Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to stop meddling in his duties or face legal action.
Former head of South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, also known as the Hawks, Lieutenant-General Berning Ntlemeza reported for duty on Monday morning despite being relieved of his duties.
A Nigerian pastor has been arrested in Port Elizabeth Airport after hiding in a toilet cubicle after Hawks corner him.
Last week the Pretoria High Court dismissed Ntlemeza’s leave to appeal a previous court order that set aside his appointment as the head of the Hawks.
The Police Ministry has warned the former head of the Hawks, Berning Ntlemeza, that it is prepared to take action should he attempt to reclaim his office on Tuesday.
The four Nelson Mandela Bay officials who handed themselves over to the Hawks, following an investigation into corruption, have been released on R2000 bail and their case has been postponed until May 3.
The Buffalo City Metro came under further scrutiny this week, after four of its officials handed themselves over to the Hawks, when a case of corruption was opened at that municipality.
The president and minister of police offered their condolences to the Moosa family on the passing of Judge Essa Moosa on Saturday.
The Hawks have arrested a fourth person in connection with a vehicle licensing scam that involves people from Cape Town and De Aar.