The three officers were charged by RTMC for bribe and corruption and they were subsequently arrested and charged with misconduct. They were found to be in contravention of Regulation 5(4)(f)(corruption) of the SAPS disciplinary code and dismissed on 27 August 2019. The officers applied to the Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council for arbitration, claiming they were unfairly dismissed. However, they lost as recorded evidence clearly indicated they had acted unlawfully despite their denial of allegations against them,” said Zwane.
The officers were also criminally charged in accordance with the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act.
“One officer has been found guilty and sentenced to four years imprisonment, suspended for five years. The other two are awaiting trial,” he told abasiki bencema of Flare fm