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Tide turns as state capture inquiry process starts to show teeth

Hawks swoop on Free State honchos, 60 charges prepared

The Hawks have prepared a raft of 60 charges against seven high-profile individuals linked to the controversial R255m Free State asbestos project.

Yesterday the elite crime-busting unit led the dramatic arrests of businessmen, former high-ranking government officials, an ex-mayor and a former MEC. In a swoop in three provinces, it took action on a first case linked to state capture...

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