Prominent police union leader arrested for alleged murder, kidnapping plot

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Two men were arrested on Tuesday and were expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court, according to Colonel Katlego Mogale.

Two men were arrested on Tuesday and were expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court, according to Colonel Katlego Mogale.

A prominent Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union executive and an alleged accomplice have been arrested in connection with a conspiracy to kidnap and murder senior Popcru officials, the Hawks say.News24 reported last week that the case is linked to a Hawks investigation, started in September, that found “misappropriation of funds that was carried out though Popcru Investment Group of Companies”.

According to Mulaudzi, Letele was ordered to find an assassin who was to be paid R1m to execute a hit.Letele appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court earlier this month. His case was postponed to November 20 for a formal bail application.

Source: Law Daily Report (


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