Sting operation nets municipal employee

2015-08-27 06:00

AN Umzumbe Municipality employee was arrested on Tuesday night and charged with corruption after he tried to sell a TLB to an undercover policeman.

The operation, driven by Crime Intelligence, occurred at approximately 8pm in the Sea Park area.

During the operation set up by members from Port Shepstone Organised Crime unit, the 31-year-old man received R150 000.

The TLB is being used by the Umzumbe Municipality.

“The suspect, who is in custody, faces­ a charge of corruption. The TLB was taken to the SAPS pound and the suspect will appear in court soon,” said police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Zandra Wiid. - Supplied

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