SABC NEWS: Three Durban police officers have been sentenced to three years imprisonment each for the R50 million extortion and fraud case relating to a Gauteng businessman. Former Durban Central K9 Warrant Officer, Pradeep Masallia, Durban Central SAPS Sergeant Abdul Rahim and Abdool Yameen Sadik were sentenced by the Alexandra Magistrates Court on Monday. Masallia, Rahim and Sadik together with their accomplice, former Durban Central K9 Sergeant Bradley Matthews demanded that the victim pay them at least R50 million to avoid being arrested for an alleged fraud case.
Police spokesperson Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu speaks to Newsbreak Lotus,
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