Man arrested for attempted bribery

A man has been arrested for trying to bribe a Cape Town metro police officer.

A man has been arrested for trying to bribe a Cape Town metro police officer. Picture: Stock.xchng.

CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to bribe a Cape Town metro police officer.

The suspect was taken into custody on Saturday during an anti-crime operation on Long Street.

Cape Town metro police chief Wayne le Roux says the motorist could not produce a driving licence when pulled over.

A passenger then tried to bribe an officer.

"The passenger decided to intervene and tried to give the officer money. He was arrested immediately for bribery."