Department of Economic Affairs office set alight, Hawks arrest 17 suspects

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Department of Economic Affairs office set alight, Hawks arrest 17 suspects
Department of Economic Affairs office set alight, Hawks arrest 17 suspects

Seventeen suspects were arrested by members of the Hawks, assisted by members of Detectives, Crime Intelligence and Tactical Response Team on 21 July 2020 in Ramosadi village.

The mob allegedly went to the Department of Economic Affairs offices looking for the HOD, when they were informed of his unavailability, they allegedly set his office alight. It is alleged that the dispute stems from alleged tender irregularities.

The suspects are expected to appear before the Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday facing charges of arson.

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