The Hawks arrested 10 Limpopo testing station officials on Thursday for allegedly selling driver’s licences.
According to the unit, the 10 people, who include a senior licensing officer, three examiners, two clerks, a cashier, an instructor, a general worker, and a middleman were arrested at the Malamulele and Mutale testing stations.
Hawks spokesperson Captain Matimba Maluleke said: “The Hawks’ serious corruption investigation team, in collaboration with Road Traffic Management Corporation Centre, embarked on a project-driven investigation aimed at addressing allegations of corrupt activities at the testing stations in the province.
“The Hawks’ investigation revealed that the driving licences were sold at a minimum of R8,600 per applicant.”
The 10 people are expected to appear in the Malamulele and Mutale Magistrates’ courts on Friday.