Top JHB cops on the wrong side of the law

The 51-year-old colonel also stands accused of taking bribes from the clients in exchange for their freedom.

FILE: The suspects are due to appear in court soon. Picture: Saps.

Note: Earlier, police issued a statement claiming the officer was arrested on drug-related charges. However, this was incorrect and police have subsequently corrected their error.

JOHANNESBURG - A senior Johannesburg policeman has been arrested for allegedly soliciting bribes.

The Sophiatown officer was arrested this morning along with four other suspects in a special operation carried out by the Hawks and crime intelligence.

The suspects are due to appear in court soon.

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