Of­fi­cials ar­rested for bribery

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

TWO CITY of Tsh­wane of­fi­cials were ar­rested for cor­rup­tion yes­ter­day, said the Hawks.

Cap­tain Paul Ra­maloko said one of them was an ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fi­cer and the other an elec­tric­ity sub-con­trac­tor.

“This comes af­ter the duo so­licited R400 000 in re­turn for clear­ing a busi­ness­man’s R1.3 mil­lion elec­tric­ity debt,” he said.

The Hawks were alerted and the two were ar­rested af­ter the man gave them R120 000.

Ra­maloko said they would spend the long weekend be­hind bars.

They were ex­pected to ap­pear in the Pre­to­ria Spe­cialised Com­mer­cial Crimes Court on Tues­day. – Sapa

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