handcuffsNews24 reports that five police sergeants and two administrative clerks were arrested on Thursday in Bellville, Langa and Paarl for fraud and corruption.  

They allegedly fraudulently issued vehicle clearance documentation for illegally imported, stolen and hijacked vehicles.  Police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa said the arrests by the Bellville vehicles crime unit were made after a protracted investigation into fraudulent vehicle registrations.  The suspects were scheduled to appear in the Bellville Magistrate‚Äôs Court on 3 April on charges of forgery, fraud and corruption.  "Three other suspects were arrested in 2019 and their cases are already before courts.  As the police investigation progresses, the arrest of more suspects could be on the cards.

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