After an initial denial, South Africa’s Hawks have confirmed that they received a report last year which alleged that some police officers were involved in livestock theft in Paul Roux and Senekal in the Free State. According to News24 the report alleges that stolen animals were found on a farm owned by a police general, and accuses a station commander in one town in the eastern Free State of being near farms around the time that they were targeted, it also contains registration numbers of cars used in attacks, as well as the names of possible whistleblowers in the police.