Cape Town cop in dock for allegedly stealing from suspects

2016-02-03 10:29
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Cape Town - A Maitland police constable is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for allegedly stealing from suspects.

The police's anti-corruption unit arrested the 36-year-old officer on Monday, Western Cape police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk said in a statement.

On November 14, 2015, a cellphone was stolen from a car the officer had searched. On January 6 this year, money was stolen from someone who had been arrested.

The Director of Public Prosecutions decided to prosecute the officer on two charges of theft.

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