Traffic officer and driving school instructor nabbed for corruption

South African Police Service

Traffic officer and driving school instructor nabbed for corruption
Traffic officer and driving school instructor nabbed for corruption

A sting operation by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team led to the arrest of two suspects aged 45 and 59 yesterday for alleged corruption at Jan Kempdorp testing centre.

It is alleged that the traffic official employed at Jan Kempdorp Traffic Department and the driving instructor demanded a gratification of R3 500 from a complainant in exchange for awarding of a driver’s license.

A sting operation was then conducted whereby the suspects accepted a gratification of R3500 and they were subsequently arrested.

Both suspects are expected to appear before Jan Kempdorp Magistrates’ Court today Friday, 19 March 2021.

SAPS Newsroom

SOURCESouth African Police Service