Two (2) Bramley Sergeants arrested and appeared in court for corruption and assault.
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) in Gauteng arrested two members of the South African Police Services in Bramley for corruption and assault.
The members are alleged to have assaulted a Civilian who was alleged to have been selling cigarettes and dagga during COVID 19 pandemic. The members allegedly arrested the victim, and detained him at the Bramley police station where he was allegedly assaulted by these members. They then allegedly demanded an amount of One Thousand Rands (R1000.00) for his release which the complainant arranged with his wife. He later went to his wife with the same members where the members collected One Thousand Rands and he was later released from detention.
The victim reported the matter to the police and IPID investigated the case, submitted the docket to the Director of Public Prosecutions who then decided to charge the two members for corruption and assault. A warrant of arrest was later issued. IPID investigating team executed a warrant of arrest on both Sergeants Edgar Thabang Boloka (37) and Gugulethu Thulani Ndaba (45), both stationed at the Bramley police station on 01 November 2023.
The suspects appeared in the Palm Ridge Special Commercial Crimes Court yesterday on the 02 November 2023, facing charges of corruption and assault. The case has been remanded to the 29 November 2023 at the same court for trial. The accused were released on a bail of R1000. 00 each.
Mr Robbie Raburabu
Acting National Spokesperson
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