Licensing scam: Four accused granted R3,000 bail
The four City of CT traffic officials were arrested following an investigation into irregular transactions.
CAPE TOWN - Four City of Cape Town traffic officials, who were arrested for their alleged role in a licensing scam, have been released on R3,000 bail each.
They appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court this morning.
Three of the officials were apprehended at the Civic Centre on Monday.
A fourth accused was taken into custody at his home in Khayelitsha later that evening.
The four men appeared briefly in Courtroom 16 on charges of fraud and corruption.
The accused who, are employees of the city's Motor Vehicle Licence and Registration Department, were arrested following a near two-month investigation into irregular transactions.
It's alleged they were involved in illegally issuing licenses to taxi drivers since 2013.
The state says more charges could be added.
The case has been postponed until September for further investigation.