Corrupt city officials behind bars for bribes

2015-07-23 06:00

Four City of Cape Town officials were arrested on Monday in connection with at least 118 charges of fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice.

They appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice totalling more than R100 000.

The suspects, employees of the City’s Motor Vehicle Registration Department, were arrested following a two-month investigation into irregular transactions. It is alleged that they were involved in issuing licences to owners of vehicles who had admin marks on the e-Natis System.

Admin marks, introduced by the City of Cape Town in 2013 as part of a package of interventions to recoup outstanding traffic fines, are given to motorists who have been issued with a warrant of arrest

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