Two Limpopo SAPS officers arrested for theft, corruption

LIMPOPO – According to Hawks spokesperson, Capt Matimba Maluleke, the two accused, a sergeant (39) and a constable (40), were arrested for reportedly demanding a bribe from a motorist who they had stopped along the N1 road near Pienaarsriver on Tuesday afternoon.

Maluleke explained: “It is alleged the accused had searched the vehicle and discovered an undisclosed amount of money. It is further alleged they threatened to charge the complaint with money laundering and demanded a R20 000 bribe. Shortly after the incident the complainant found that R210 000 was indeed missing and opened a case at the police station.”

Following an investigation by the Hawks the officers were arrested on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 and are expected to appear before Bela-Bela Magistrate’s Court today on charges of corruption and theft, he concluded.

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