Western Cape: The fight against corruption in police ranks was given a boost yesterday, 23 August 2016, when an investigation into allegations of illegal activities engaged in by a police official came to a head.
Detectives from the Western Cape Provincial Anti-Corruption Unit consequently arrested a detective constable.
The 31 year old policeman was arrested at 07:30 whilst on duty at Milnerton SAPS.
He is being detained at Cape Town Central SAPS and is due to appear in Cape Town Court tomorrow, 25 August 2016.
This arrest shows that SAPS management is determined to uproot all forms of corruption and that police members who get involved in these activities are dealt with harshly.
The investigation was related to cases of possession of stolen property and domestic violence, where bribery and tampering with an investigation docket led to cases being withdrawn.
This resulted in a charge of corruption against the Constable.
He is being detained at Cape Town Central SAPS and is due to appear in the Cape Town Magistrates’ Court today, 25 August 2016. #SapsZeroTolerance
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