Seven SAPS detectives arrested for fraud

Seven SAPS detectives arrested for fraud
Seven SAPS detectives arrested for fraud. Photo: SAPS

An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation team yielded positive results when seven (7) SAPS Detectives stationed at Rabie Ridge and Benoni police stations were arrested for fraud estimated to R50 000.

The suspects, Warrant Officer Ali Mohlala (55), Sergeant Johanna Msiza (41), Sergeant Boycot Zembe (37), Sergeant Gilbert Mohambi (36), Sergeant Nare Lephalale (37), Sergeant Marcus Malebe (37), and Sergeant Moteku Tlolane (40) appeared briefly before the Kempton Park Magistrates Court for fraud and defeating the ends of justice.

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Provincial Head, Major General Prince Mokotedi condemned the criminal activities committed by fellow law enforcers saying it was appalling and could not be ignored. “We are serious about uprooting corruption and all forms of criminality within our ranks as we are equally determined to strengthen integrity in the service,” he said.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service