Hawks arrest one of their own
A warrant officer attached to the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation Unit has been granted R8,000 bail for his alleged involvement in a cash-in-transit heist in 2015.
Petrus Doctor Nkosi was arrested on Monday by his Hawks colleagues following investigations of conspiracy to commit a cash-in-transit heist‚ armed robbery‚ money laundering‚ defeating the ends of justice and unauthorised use of state vehicle.
“The officer allegedly conspired with a cash-in-transit heist syndicate during 2015 which reportedly resulted in a bank robbery and a cash-in-transit heist in Hazyview that year.
Investigations linked Nkosi to the syndicates through money market transactions where his relative allegedly withdrew money on his behalf‚” said Hawks spokesperson Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi.
The 53 year old appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday and was granted R8,000 bail.
Sekgotodi said the case would continue on May 16 pending further investigation.