Bribe alleged: traffic officer in court

2011-05-17 00:00

A TRAFFIC officer attached to the provincial Road Traffic Inspectorate, Christo Coucourakis (53), appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court yesterday on a charge of extortion, alternatively corruption, for allegedly demanding a bribe of R2 000 from a motorist, Kelvin Crosby, in exchange for cancelling outstanding traffic fines.

Coucourakis is on bail of R5 000. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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