Four Durban Metropolitan Police officers have been arrested for corruption and theft at Tongaat, north of Durban. Meanwhile, in a separate incident, one SAPS Tongaat officer has also been arrested for extortion.
According to Police Spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker – the four Metro officers received information about a shop owner suspected to be selling cigarettes at La Mercy in Tongaat. It’s reported that the officers confiscated the cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash, however, they did not hand these in at any police station.
KwaZulu-Natal provincial commissioner, Lt-Gen Khombinkosi Jula, commended the work of the anti-corruption unit. “We welcome the continued crackdown on corruption within police agencies. We will do everything within our control to ensure that we are left with only police officials prepared to serve with integrity,” said Jula in a report by TimesLIVE.
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