Limpopo detective convicted after being paid R11 900 to make drugs case disappear
Tlabo Ezekiel Maputla, aged 53, who was a former warrant officer with the South African Police Service in Limpopo has been convicted for corruption.
SharePretoria – Tlabo Ezekiel Maputla, aged 53, who was a former warrant officer with the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Limpopo has been convicted for corruption by the Polokwane Specialised Commercial Crimes court.Maputla who was stationed at SAPS Westernburg as a detective was arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation members in Polokwane on October 13, 2020 for extorting money from a person who had been arrested for dealing in drugs"in order to make his docket disappear", according to Hawks Limpopo spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke.
“The victim paid R6 000 in the past but Maputla kept on pestering and demanding more money until the matter was reported to the Hawks. Maputla was netted in broad daylight at Polokwane city after receiving a further R5 900 from the victim,” said Maluleke.
Maputla is currently out on R5 000 bail and his case was postponed to November 12 for sentencing.In July, three police officers were arrested in Johannesburg for possession of at least 552 bricks of cocaine with an estimated street value of R200 million which was stashed in a police vehicle, a Nissan bakkie. headtopics.comRead more: IOL News »
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Greed is the lack of confidence in ones own ability to create. Awu kodwa bantu, ukulingeka, Crime dies not pay at the End. Those drugs destroyed a lot of families. Hawks and SIU are not playing this days, old cases are coming alive. Waiting for sentencing 👇 Mandla Mamba, the former mayor of Nketoane, 49 - and his co-accused were found quilty. Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation in Bloemfontein
CoruscaKhaya His case ain't disappearing anytime soon 💔 LOZAAH Where is his face we wanna see him since he is convicted herminahmp Aw Modimo MEB40122141 Sies!!!!! 11k is something a drug dealer makes in an hour 💔 If this is true this is like Treason. It's missing R100 🤔 Thelandthief He is going to his pension.
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Social-views: See how loyal is the hungry-dog...so what's the story here...we use State-resources to detect...not to take drugs-off the streets...but to be 'compadre' with the 'Plug'...from then on...we is a new 'inside man'....CR7 of counter narcotics. 11k guys 😂 So the criminals refused to add an extra R100-nyana vele?🤷♂️. This figure is working on my numerical OCD 😂🤣😂
We don't want people like him in our society he is a thief He lost his job for 12Tau Spirit of poverty. Just 11 grand? Probably that was his net salary. Now career flushed down the toilet for good for such small change. What a shame If SA was a country with real laws the detective was to be hanged/killed without spending too much of our taxes on.
africaupdates Aowa chelete enyane so? 😂😂 11k only 😅 It seems SAPS represents Africa as a continent Corruption, Corruption, Corruption
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