The Hawks have arrested two police officers for corruption
and theft at Pienaarsriver in Limpopo, on Wednesday.
The Hawks have arrested two police officers for corruption and theft at Pienaarsriver in Limpopo, on Wednesday.
Hawks spokesperson Matimba Maluleke says the officers allegedly stopped and searched a car on the N1.
Maluleke says there was a substantial amount of money in the car.
“The officers then allegedly threatened to charge the complainant with money laundering and allegedly demanded a R20 000 bribe in order to let him go. Shortly afterwards the complainant realised that R210 000 was apparently missing and he went to the police station to open a case.”
The officers were later arrested and are expected to appear at the Bela-Bela Magistrate Court on charges of corruption and theft on Thursday.
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