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26 May 2017 11:13 (South Africa)

Taxi driver arrested for bribing metro cop with R20

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

A 22-year-old taxi driver was arrested by metro cops in Martindale, Johanneburg, after he tried to get out of a fine for driving on the wrong side of the road, with a R20 bribe. The driver will appear in court later today on charges of bribery and corruption. A spokesperson for the metro police said that this shows just how uncorrupt some cops were, and that motorists who tried to bribe these clean cops would suffer the same fate as the taxi driver. The spokesperson offered no insights as to how motorists should proceed with a corrupt cop. Read more: Sapa, via TimesLive

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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