Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi resigns

Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi has resigned amid allegations of corruption.

However Malaudzi stated his resignation, with quick impact, had nothing to do with the allegations — however relatively a lack of ardour for his job and the priority that his and his household’s lives are at risk.

He stated he had been battling for years.

I took a choice that, let me go as a result of there are points right here. Let me go and mirror on my life,” Hangwani informed TimesLIVE on Monday night. “I’m nonetheless younger, I’ve a younger household, I can’t be drawn into political points … This was a choice taken based mostly not on what’s presently occurring however that, once you work, you need to put in all of your ardour. However that keenness is gone.”

In an open letter to Mulaudzi in October, Paul O’Sullivan, the forensic investigator and corruption buster, reminded the spokesperson of his vow to not relaxation till all corrupt policemen had been behind bars. Within the letter he calls Mulaudzi corrupt and accuses him of being a serial liar — a declare Mulaudzi has denied.

Mulaudzi can also be going through corruption allegations after his NPO obtained a R3m donation from the Nationwide Lotteries Fee.

“[The resignation] is efficient instantly as a result of it’s one thing that I’ve thought of. It’s not nearly [the allegations] but when there are investigations they have to come.

“The difficulty that was raised was the difficulty of battle of curiosity due to the [National Lotteries Commission] however the factor is I don’t examine, I solely talk however now they’re bringing me into this and making me an investigator.

“It’s worrying since you is perhaps killed at any time. My household is paranoid as a result of something can occur. Look, I’m the face of the Hawks, one of the outstanding folks. I’m not combating anybody however the resignation is one thing that I felt that for the security of my household, I have to go.

“My total profile has been put in public area, my home, the whole lot. It’s very emotional.”