Cops in court for cash theft

2017-01-26 06:02

TWO police officers charged for theft appeared at the Durban Magistrate’s Court on 24 January. The two police constables are stationed at the King Shaka International Airport.

It alleged that the suspects stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the luggage of a passenger in December 2016.

According to KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thulani Zwane the KZN Provincial Task Team received the information about the suspects and the detectives obtained a warrant of arrest.

“It is alleged that during December 2016 the two officers searched a passenger who was about to board a flight from Durban to Cape Town. When the victim arrived at Cape Town he noticed that undisclosed amount of cash, which was in his luggage was missing. A case of theft was then opened at King Shaka International Airport for further investigation.”

Both suspects were released on bail of R5 000 each and the case was remanded until 17 March for further investigation.

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