29.10.2020 04:07 pm
The man was also arrested for extortion.
A 45-year-old man was arrested on Thursday, 29 October for impersonating a police officer and extortion.
The lobby group highlights these issues as one of the biggest illegal firearm trade cases continues to unfold this week, with two station commanders out on R3 000 bail Wednesday morning on charges related to firearms licence fraud.
Both men were arrested and will appear before the Giyani Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.
‘It is clear this particular investigation was about to unravel a decades-long symbiosis between corrupt police officers, private firearm training schools and gangs in the country.’
The case against the 33-year-old man was postponed to 1 December 2020.
The man was found to be unfit to possess a firearm and his name will be entered into the national register for sex offenders.
Chad Thomas of IRS Forensic Investigations said cold cases were in all probability the cases which were the most emotive for families left searching for answers.
The suspects are expected to appear in court soon.
The arrested suspects will appear in the Motetema Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for alleged corruption.
National police spokesperson Brigadier Vish Naidoo said the two senior officers were arrested by the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit, who were assisted by the National Anti-Corruption Unit.
Senior government official among 11 suspects arrested in connection to dubious land deals amounting to almost R124 million.
Monday, 26 October, marked six years since Meyiwa was shot and killed at the Vosloorus home of his girlfriend, actress and musician Kelly Khumalo. The suspects are expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
The woman, from Zimbabwe, also faces a separate charge of being in the country illegally.
The couple are facing charges of fraud, money laundering and theft, and also accused of contravening certain provisions of the Immigration Act.