Cop arrested for fraud

2011-07-19 09:01

A police constable was arrested for fraud and using a state vehicle without consent.

“The three counts of fraud related to a petrol card but we cannot disclose more information on that,” said Captain Ernest Sigobe.

The 33-year-old officer, who was stationed at the Family, Violence, and Children Protection Unit in Butterworth, Eastern Cape, was arrested yesterday and is due to appear in the Willowvale Magistrates Court soon.

Sigobe said he would also face an internal disciplinary hearing.

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