JMPD impersonators arrested

The group were found with a JMPD bullet proof vest, a fake badge and fake appointment cards.

FILE: Four men were arrested for impersonating officers from the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Four men have been arrested for impersonating officers from the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD).

On Wednesday, JMPD officers stopped the group in Meadowlands, Soweto while they were travelling in a car.

The JMPD's Edna Mamonyane says, "The occupants were in possession of stolen goods which was a bullet proof vest belonging to the JMPD with a fake badge and fake appointment cards as well as some uniforms."