Hawks official suspended

An official from the special police unit, the Hawks, was suspended on Wednesday for allegedly...

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An official from the special police unit, the Hawks, was suspended on Wednesday for allegedly flouting procurement procedures.<?xml:namespace prefix="o" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"?>

The colonel in supply chain management, based at the Directorate of Priority Crimes Head Office in <?xml:namespace prefix="st1" ns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"?><city w:st="on"><place w:st="on">Pretoria, will have to answer to his superiors on Friday.

The Hawks’ Musa Zondi could not confirm the reason for the suspension, but Eyewitness News understands the colonel was apparently securing tenders for his wife.

Zondi said the issue was still an internal labour matter at this stage.