Corrupt cop arrested

The Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department Fraud and Anti-Corruption Unit arrested a corrupt Metro Police officer today for bribery and corruption.
The Internal Affairs Unit received a complaint via the Anti Corruption hotline 0800 203 713 of a Metro Police Officer who wanted R200 from a motorist not to charge him for an expired licence disc.
The investigators from Internal Affairs followed up on the complaint and the complainant was advised to photograph the note and wait for the Internal Affairs Officers to arrive close to the scene.
The complainant’s ID was still with the officer waiting for the complainant to come back with the money. The photographed money was handed over by the complainant to the corrupt Metro Police Officer as requested in exchange for his ID card.
The complainant left and Internal Affairs members intercepted, at first the officer denied taking the money. The officer was taken to the Internal Affairs offices to be searched and the corrupt officer was also identified by the complainant on scene.
The photographed R200 note was found on the officer. He was placed under arrest and taken to Hillbrow SAPS for detention.
The Chief of Police Mr David Tembe welcomed the arrest of the officer and said –“bribery corruption undermines our efforts of fighting lawlessness and restoring law and order”

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