Probe into abuse of cop cars

2012-05-29 18:30
Johannesburg - An investigation is underway into reports that some police vehicles were being used as delivery vans in Daveyton and Ekurhuleni, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

"We are looking into the matter; we don't have the facts yet, except for those published in the Daily Sun," said Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini.

The newspaper printed a reader-supplied photograph of goods being unloaded from a police car.

Residents claim it is common for businesses, particularly foreign businesses, to hire police cars for their deliveries.

One said: "The cops make extra money using police vehicles as delivery trucks, while the people have to pay for the vans and the cops' salaries".

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