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handcuffsNews24 reports that the Department of Labour said this week that the manager of a baby products company in Port Shepstone had been arrested after allegedly assaulting and trying to bribe inspectors.  

The two female inspectors visited Royal Diaper, a wholesale and retail company, last month.  The manager, Lari Adam, called the inspectors into his office, where he allegedly offered them an unspecified amount of money to stop the inspection.  They rejected this and went to interview the workers, whereupon Adam demanded that they leave.  An argument ensued and Adam allegedly slapped one of the inspectors.  The two inspectors left and reported the matter to the police who arrested and charged Adam.  He appeared in the Port Shepstone Magistrate's Court, where his case was postponed to 24 October.

  • Read this report by Jenna Etheridge in full at News24
  • See too, Inspectors commended for refusing bribe, on page 6 of The New Age of 6 October 2017
  • Read the Department of Labour’s press statement in this regard at DOL online

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