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sapsNews24 reports that Gauteng police said on Saturday after two people were arrested last week on corruption charges that no payment was required at any stage of the police's recruitment application process.  

A nationwide recruitment process is underway to attract police trainees between the ages of 18 and 30 for the 2019/2020 basic police development programme intake.  Applications close on 31 October.  Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said provincial management was concerned by acts corruption that have cropped up during the drive.  A Florida constable was arrested last Monday when he was caught selling application forms to aspirant trainees at R3,000 per application.  Two days later, the anti-corruption investigating unit arrested a 25-year-old man from Soweto after management at the provincial head office was made aware of an applicant who came into the police offices and offered, voluntarily, to pay R3,000 in exchange for securing a spot on the list of successful applicants.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Tammy Petersen at News24


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