Nyanga sergeant arrested for unlawfully releasing a suspect

Nyanga sergeant arrested for unlawfully releasing a suspect

2021-10-15 11:01:00 PM

Nyanga sergeant arrested for unlawfully releasing a suspect

Members of the Anti-Corruption Unit arrested the sergeant after an intense investigation following the release of a suspect from custody in April this year.

He said that on Wednesday, a warrant of arrest was authorised, in line with the decision of the DPP to charge the police officer.”This morning, the 44-year-old sergeant employed at Nyanga police was arrested and made his court appearance in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on a charge of defeating the ends of justice.“

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Meanwhile, the memorial service of Sergeant David Motsitsidi Lekhetha is currently under way at the Community Faith Church in Silversands, Blue Downs.Sergeant Lekhetha, his 38-year-old wife and two daughters aged 4 and 8 died after a fire broke out at their home in Wesbank, Mfuleni on Friday evening. The 48-year-old sergeant was based at the Mfuleni police station.

Deputy Provincial Commissioner Major-General Mene, Blue Downs Cluster Commander Major-General Beaton and Mfuleni Station Commander, Brigadier Dlamini were in attendance.The four members of the Lekhetha family will be buried in Mount Fletcher on Saturday, October 23. headtopics.com

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