RTMC arrest ten Ekurhuleni officers amid licensing fraud
Ten licensing officers have been arrested on charges of corruption in Ekurhuleni.
JOHANNESBURG - Ten licensing officers have been arrested on charges of corruption in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg.
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) conducted a sting operation at the Benoni Licensing Department this morning.
Two more officers were also handcuffed in Secunda.
According to the RTMC, the Benoni testing station has been under investigation for a year now, and will remain under close surveillance and will be under watch going forward.
Spokesperson Simon Zwane says, "This comes after a year-long investigation by the National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit, identifying people who sold licences. There are other officials we're still looking for."
BREAKING: the 7 arrested traffic officials from Benoni testing station will appear before court in Benoni, tomorrow; 19 Oct 2016.— RTMC PublicRelations (@TrafficRTMC) October 18, 2016