Police arrest two of their own from the Flying Squad for corruption and extortion

11 September 2019 | From Arrive Alive


Two police officers aged 34 and 42 from Soweto Flying Squad were arrested for corruption and extortion in Soweto on Monday, 09 September 2019. The police officers are expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate's Court in due course.

A victim from Soweto was allegedly driving along Klip Valley Road on 08 September 2019 when he was approached by two police officers who were driving a police vehicle. They told him that the vehicle he was travelling in was stolen and demanded to take it to a police pound.

The police officers then allegedly demanded an amount of R10 000-00 and the victim arranged R5 000-00 of which the remaining amount would be arranged at a later stage.

The following day, the officers called the victim demanding the balance.

The victim then reported the matter to the SAPS Provincial Anti-Corruption Unit who immediately operationalised the information and put together a sum of money to be handed over to the suspects.

The duo was arrested during the hand-over and have subsequently been detained for corruption and extortion.

Management of police in the Province commended the arrest which will send a strong message to other police officers who think of committing similar offences.

Members of the public are advised that the police would never ask for a payment in return for an impounded or a stolen vehicle. It is against the law.

Share This Page

Tell a friend icon Tell a Friend | Fax machine icon Print this Page

News Articles

16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
DURBAN: A 34-year-old suspect is in custody at the Emanguzi police station after he was arrested by Emanguzi police officers and members of the Cluster Task Team. In the early hours of this morning, two men were spotted driving a bakkie on the R22 Highway in Thengane Reserve. When the occupants spotted
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
Paramedics from Emer-G-Med responded to William Nicol C/O Sterling Street for a collision. On arrival, we treated and transported one patient with mild injuries to hospital for further care. Emer-G-Med
16 Sep 2019 | Road Safety Highlights
Intelligence Transfer Centre (ITC) will be hosting the 11th Annual Road Safety Summit set to take place on 6 & 7 November 2019 at The Sierra Burgers Park Hotel, Pretoria. This Conference will be streamed live in real-time to all Traffic Colleges in South Africa, in a rapid effort to make road safety
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and Garden Road for a collision involving a minibus taxi in Blairgowrie. On arrival, we treated and transported two patients with moderate injuries. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations. Taxi collision leaves two
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
Emer-G-Med responded to a two-vehicle collision 30km outside Harrismith towards Warden. Four patients were transported to the hospital for further management. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations. Two-vehicle collision leaves four injured outside Harrismith https://t.co/nvtWn06sNk
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
A man in his thirties has been killed in a collision with a Truck on the corner of Old Main Road and St John’s Avenue in Pinetown on Monday morning. Rescue Care Paramedics arrived on the scene just before 5am to find carnage. A truck and light motor vehicle had been involved in a collision.
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
KwaZulu-Natal: At 18H55 Sunday evening Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on the N2 Umzumbe on the KZN South Coast. Reports from the scene indicate that a SUV struck a cow in the fast lane killing the cow instantly. Medics assessed the occupants of the severely damaged vehicle and
16 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
Gauteng: At 18H53 Sunday evening Netcare 911 responded to reports of a collision on Kliprivier Road in Abmarie AH. Reports from the scene indicate that two light motor vehicles were involved in a collision. Medics assessed the scene and found that two people had sustained fatal injuries and were
15 Sep 2019 | From Arrive Alive
One man has died and nine others have been injured in a head-on collision between two vehicles on the Helshoogte road between Stellenbosch and Kylemore this evening. ER24 paramedics, Metro EMS and another private service were on the scene at 17:35 along with the Fire and Traffic Departments of Stellenbosch.

News Archive

Home  |  
Contact  |  
Browser  |  
Disclaimer  |  
CMS  |  
© 2019 - All Rights Reserved www.arrivealive.co.za