2 cops held for corruption in Durban

2013-02-14 13:33

Durban - Two Durban police officers have been arrested for allegedly demanding money to make a case disappear, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) said on Thursday.

The two warrant officers, based at Durban's Bayview police station in Chatsworth, were arrested on Wednesday night, IPID spokesperson Moses Dlamini said.

They allegedly demanded R3 500 from a man facing charges of contravening a court order, assault, and pointing a firearm, in exchange for making the case disappear.

The man lodged a complaint with the IPID. The two officers, one of whom had 30 years service in the police, were expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Thursday on corruption charges.


  • Pete7930 - 2013-02-14 13:52

    Only 2 ??? So many to choose from!

      cosma.cosma.73 - 2013-02-14 14:23

      Thats great. If only everyone would come forward like that.

  • Yandisa Rwaai - 2013-02-14 14:04

    Better than what Pistorius did tho!!!

  • philemon.nkabinde.5 - 2013-02-14 14:13

    it puzzled me why these days some cops are involved in corruption maybe are'nt paid enough or is greediness?

  • Pete7930 - 2013-02-14 14:26

    @philemon are you serious? Are you really puzzled? Lol

  • Brian Dorning - 2013-02-14 14:56

    only 2? what about the rest?

  • ian.robertreid - 2013-02-14 14:57

    We only hear about the ones that get caught??

  • salmon.matsepane - 2013-02-14 15:22

    Money is always the case and money never been enough cuz even those we knows dat they are the top earners they are corrupt too

  • salmon.matsepane - 2013-02-14 15:25

    I'm so glad cuz they got caught day by day.

  • deepchund.ramchurren - 2013-02-14 18:54

    These cops must be magicians, they make things disappear. Greed, Greed,Greed, now face the music.

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