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Police member arrested for corruption


Media Statement from Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (HAWKS)
South African Police Service

PRETORIA -  A 39-year-old member attached to the Tactical Response Team was arrested during the weekend on suspicion of proliferation of information to unsavoury characters operating in the Western Cape underworld.

It is reported that the suspect was arrested during an intelligence driven operation conducted by the National Task Team investigating gang related activities, National Intervention Unit and Tactical Response Team. It's alleged that the suspect has between 2019 and 2020, enticed by an underworld figure to infiltrate the Anti-Gang Unit and supply them with information relating to operations of the underworld figure in return for gratification.

The suspect will be charged with corruption together with three accomplices. The four will be appearing in the Bishop Lavis Magistrate’s court tomorrow, 04 May 2021.


Colonel Katlego Mogale
082 455 5782