Mulaudzi: Three state capture suspects to appear in court on Thursday

The Hawks raided at least two properties in Johannesburg on Wednesday morning, including the Gupta family home in Saxonwold.

The Hawks spokesperson, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi says the Hawks were not raiding the premises but rather executing arrests, following the investigations into state capture and the Vrede farm dairy corruption scandal.

Read: Hawks raid Gupta family's Saxonwold compound

We have arrested three suspects and there are two that we are expecting will hand themselves over this afternoon.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

We are very much hopeful, with the investigations that we have done that all the people that have been fingered will be in custody today.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

Mmulaudzi declined to say who the arrested suspects are because they haven't appeared in court, but identities will be known after Thursday court appearance.

We have warrants of arrest that has been issued against these people. If you are at work we will come to your work and if you are at home we come to your home and process you in Pretoria.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

This is not the end of it, it's just the beginning and we are still going to see more of this. The country must just be patient enough with us, we cannot just do everything at a go. We are working on a plan and that plan has been executed.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, The Hawks spokesperson

EWN reporter, Mia Lindeque was at Saxonwold when the arrests were made and says the neighbors confirmed that the commotion started around 2 am, meaning the Hawks were inside the property for over 8 hours.

EWN reporter Mandy Wiener, who is in Bedforview, says the properties that were raided are linked to the Guptas.

She says she didn't see anyone being arrested at the time she arrived at the premises, so it is still unclear whether anyone was arrested in Bedfordview.

To hear more of this interviews, listen below:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Hawks raid Gupta family's Saxonwold compound

Hawks raid Gupta family's Saxonwold compound

Law enforcement officials are currently on the premises.

Van Rooyen must be booted from Cabinet and Parliament- Lawson Naidoo

Van Rooyen must be booted from Cabinet and Parliament- Lawson Naidoo

The Public Protector found that van Rooyen misled Parliament when asked about his relationship with the Guptas.

'Zuma can't turn state witness in state capture inquiry'

'Zuma can't turn state witness in state capture inquiry'

Criminal law expert, James Grant provides insightful analysis on the speculation about Zuma turning state witness.

Bongani Bingwa: ANN7 shouldn't have made it to the airwaves in the first place

Bongani Bingwa: ANN7 shouldn't have made it to the airwaves in the first place

Breakfast show host Bongani Bingwa cites all the reasons why MultiChoice should have never paid for the news channel.

 Former Steinhoff CEO, Markus Jooste reported to the Hawks

Former Steinhoff CEO, Markus Jooste reported to the Hawks

Acting chairperson of the company’s supervisory board Heather Sonn briefed a meeting parliamentary committees on Wednesday.

Lucky Montana's revelations are a ruse - Popo Molefe

Lucky Montana's revelations are a ruse - Popo Molefe

On Tuesday, former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana lifted the lid on brazen corruption and wrong doing at Prasa.

Montana gives jarring detail on Eskom/Gupta rot, debt at power utility at R300bn

Montana gives jarring detail on Eskom/Gupta rot, debt at power utility at R300bn

DA's Natasha Mazzone says Lucky Montana was very frank in his testimony about the Guptas involvement in Prasa's dealings.

Popular articles
'The Suzuki Dzire is the perfect day-to-day runaround car' - Jacob Moshokoa

'The Suzuki Dzire is the perfect day-to-day runaround car' - Jacob Moshokoa

In the car feature, automotive journalist Jacob Moshokoa chats about his experience driving around with the Suzuki Dzire.

[LISTEN] Codeine addiction and abuse

[LISTEN] Codeine addiction and abuse

Member of the SASOP, Dr Eugene Allers chats about the causes behind addiction to over the counter medication.

Signs your jealousy may be getting unhealthy

Signs your jealousy may be getting unhealthy

Managing jealousy has become increasingly important, particularly with the evolving structure of modern relationships says Dr Eve.

Survivor winner Tom Swartz vows to buy his wife 'new boobies and a family house'

Survivor winner Tom Swartz vows to buy his wife 'new boobies and a family house'

Swartz says he would have done anything to get the R1 million prize money.

'There is no way Magnus Malan could've done the things he is accused of'

'There is no way Magnus Malan could've done the things he is accused of'

Former police minister Adriaan Vlok has rejected accusations that former minister Malan was at the centre of a paedophile ring.