The Hawks in Mahikeng, within the North West, have arrested 17 individuals for allegedly burning authorities places of work within the city.
The group is accused of torching the places of work belonging to the Head of the Division of Financial Growth and his private assistant.
The Hawks Spokesperson Tlangelani Rikhotso says the suspects will seem in courtroom on Wednesday.
“Seventeen suspects have been arrested by the Hawks assisted by the member of taxes, crime intelligence and TRT on Monday in Mahikeng, for allegedly setting the places of work on hearth on the Division of Financial Affairs. All of the suspects are anticipated to seem on Wednesday on the Mmabatho Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom and they’re going to face fees of arson.”
In the meantime, Departmental Spokesperson Dumisa Seshabela says they’re but to determine the rationale for burning the places of work allegedly by service suppliers who do enterprise with the provincial authorities.
“In the mean time we have no idea the lengthen of harm. We’re nonetheless ready to get the report. The police and hearth brigade have been on the bottom making an attempt to differentiate the fireplace and in the intervening time I can not let you know what made these tender males [suspects] to burn the division,” explains Seshabela.