11th cop nabbed in Parow for corruption

2014-11-08 09:51

Another police officer from Parow, Cape Town, has been arrested for alleged corruption, bringing the total to 11.

A sergeant, nine constables, and a former Parow police station employee allegedly took bribes from suspects and stole exhibits, Western Cape Police Captain FC van Wyk said yesterday.

They were arrested by the provincial anti-corruption unit and are expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Western Cape provincial commissioner Lieutenant-General Arno Lamoer welcomed the arrests.

“This will send out a strong message to all police officials that bad elements within the service will not be tolerated,” he said in a statement.

“We wish to assure the community of Parow that service delivery will not be compromised by these arrests. Contingency measures have been put in place to ensure that all services are rendered at the police station,” he said.

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