Cape Town underworld figures arrested

South African Police Service

Cape Town underworld figures arrested
Cape Town underworld figures arrested

Mark Lifman (53), Jerome Booysen (56) and William Stevens (66) appeared in the Cape Town Magistrates court on the afternoon of 22 December 2020, following their arrest earlier in the morning by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation.

The trio was arrested in one of the phases of an ongoing investigation into extortion, dealing in drugs, fraud, corruption and money laundering activities of the Cape Town underworld organised crime.

The acting National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Lt Gen Tebello Mosikili applauded the members and the Prosecution team for a job well done. She also indicated that they should proceed with intent and determination to ensure that all those who a perpetrating these crimes are brought to book.

They were granted bail of R100 000 each and their case postponed to 9 February 2021. They were also ordered to hand in their passports, report and sign at their nearest police station once a week and should they need to leave the Province duly inform the investigating officer before doing so.

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