RTI member charged with attempted extortion

2009-09-23 00:00

A MEMBER of the Road Traffic Inspectorate in Pietermaritzburg, Goodman Bongani Bhengu (32), appeared in a regional court on Monday charged with an attempt to extort R300 from a motorist.

The crime was allegedly committed on August 2, 2006, in Edendale.

Bhengu’s case was postponed to October 2 for him to make arrangements for legal representation.

The charge sheet alleges that he “instilled fear” into the mind of the complainant, Zithulele Charles Masondo, that he would arrest him in an attempt to extort the money.

Bhengu is on warning.

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