Tshwane traffic cop on trial for asking anti-corruption official for a bribe
TMG Digital | 2017-01-31 15:08:24.0
A Tshwane Metro traffic officer is expected to go on trial in Cullinan on Wednesday on charges of corruption‚ the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) said.
The officer‚ Sebo Esther Mathabatha‚ was arrested on Moloto Road in December 2015 while conducting a law enforcement operation‚ it said.
It is alleged that the she stopped an agent of the National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit and demanded a R100 bribe. She is currently on bail.
In another case of corruption‚ a warrant of arrest has been issued against a Mooi River licencing official after he failed to appear in court in connection with the fraudulent issuing of licences‚ according to the RTMC.
“Skhumbuzo Samson Ndlovu was supposed to appear at the Durban Commercial Crime Court yesterday (30 January 2017) together with a driving school instructor from Estcourt.
“It is alleged that Ndlovu conspired with the driving school instructor to have licences fraudulently issued to drivers. The case has been postponed to 30 March 2017‚” the RTMC said.