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handcuffsTimeslive reports that a Johannesburg licencing examiner was arrested on Tuesday for taking a R5‚000 bribe from a learner driver.  

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar advised:  “The male suspect who is in his 40s was arrested after members of the Internal Affairs and Corruption Unit received a tip-off that the corrupt examiner took R5‚000 from a learner for a driving licence.”  The incident took place at the Xavier Street Testing Centre, where the arresting officers discovered a test result in the learner’s name without the learner having undergone any test.  The suspect was searched and the R5‚000 was found in his pocket.  He was detained at Booysens police station.

  • A short report by Nomahlubi Jordaan is at Timeslive


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