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sapsNews24 reports that two Cape Town police officers appeared in the Athlone Magistrate's Court on Monday for alleged corruption.  

The two sergeants, aged 32 and 25, were arrested on Sunday following an 11-month long investigation by the police's anti-corruption unit pursuant to the lodging of a complaint.  The officers are stationed at the Manenberg police station.  Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said that on 15 June 2019 the pair allegedly visited the complainant's home in Athlone and accused him of printing and selling passports.  After seizing his laptop and cellphones, the officers took the complainant to the Manenberg police station where they demanded money to secure his release.  The complainant informed them that he only had cash at his home.  They took him back to his home and returned his laptop and cellphones in return for R5,000.  The matter was reported and investigated.  

  • Read the original of the report by Ntwaagae Seleka at News24

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