Cop arrested on corruption, drug charges

2016-03-14 21:00
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Cape Town -  A Western Cape police officer has been arrested on charges of corruption and dealing in drugs.

Provincial police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said a provincial anti-corruption unit arrested a constable at Villiersdorp SAPS.

This follows an investigation into allegation of illegal activities by a police official.

"The 32-year-old member was arrested  at 11:35 while on duty and detained at Caledon," Rwexana said.

"The suspect is expected to appear in court on charges of corruption and dealing in drugs tomorrow [Tuesday]."

Rwexana could not immediately provide details of the alleged crime.

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