Two jail warders have been arrested in South Africa on fees referring to corruption for allegedly hooking up with inmates in return for privileges. According to the Western Cape spokesperson for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) Zinzi Hani, the 2 suspects, a warrant officer and a sergeant, had been arrested on Monday morning, May 15, 2023. “The two prison warders were arrested today after their morning parade for engaging in hook-ups with inmates in return for privileges, on charges relating to corruption, Hani said. “Their arrest emanates from data obtained about suspected warders who had been receiving cash from inmates in January this 12 months. Hani mentioned the 2, aged 45 and 53, had been arrested by the Hawks Serious Corruption investigation workforce primarily based in Bellville on the Goodwood Correctional Facility. She mentioned the crime is alleged to have occurred between March 2020 and 2021. “This then led to the matter being reported to the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team for further probing, said Hani. The duo is expected to make their first appearance tomorrow, May 16, 2023, in the Goodwood Magistrates Court. The post Prison warders arrested in South Africa for allegedly hooking up with inmates appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
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