18 March 2014
The Police and Prisons Civil Rights
Union said it is concerned about the arrest of two traffic officers in
Upington, who have been accused of bribing a motorist.
It is believed that the two traffic
officers pulled over a motorist for speeding and instructed him to pay a bribe
of R1 000.
Popcru Spokesperson Theto Mahlakoana
said as a union they support government’s initiatives which are aimed at
eliminating the presence of corruption in all private and public institutions.
Mahlakoana said we are concerned that any occurrence
which involved this cause crime related incident involving our members because
POPCRU is committed to a crime free South
"We do hope however the arrested
officers will receive necessary correct in disciplinary procedures will be
carried out when dealing with this matter and that they will be given a chance
to present their side of the story,” Mahlakoana added.
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