Hawks and the South African Police Service (SAPS) are said to be at each other's throats over the murder case of slain Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa.
We are made to believe that the SAPS have since elbowed out members of the elite crime-fighting unit from Meyiwa's case without any explanation.
"The Hawks were working on the case and making significant progress. When the SAPS handed over the case to the Hawks, we formulated a team that consisted of detectives from the SAPS and the Hawks but, all of a sudden, the Hawks were removed from the case," said a top-placed source within the Hawks.
Sunday World understands that the docket was requested from Gauteng Hawks boss Major-General Prince Mokotedi by Major-General Kotsi Nkomo, who is the SAPS's divisional commissioner of detective services in Pretoria.
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