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handcuffsTimesLive reports that four officials were arrested in Soweto on Thursday in an anti-corruption crackdown dubbed Operation Domino for allegedly facilitating the issuing of fraudulent roadworthy certificates in respect of vehicles that had not been tested.  

The three vehicle examiners and a cashier were arrested during a raid of the premises of Innovative Roadworthy Centre in Midway‚ Soweto‚ by a joint team of law enforcement officers comprising the Road Traffic Management Corporation’s National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit‚ the SAPS’ organised crime unit and the Gauteng Traffic compliance unit.  Hundreds of roadworthy test sheets bearing a passed stamp and the signature of the cashier‚ were found on the premises.  Particulars of applicants and results of tests done on vehicles had not been filled in on the forms.  The suspects are expected to appear in court on Monday for a bail hearing.

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