Police arrest Home Affairs officials for fraud and corruption

  • Date: Aug 12, 2016
  • Categories: Blog, news

Hawks Anti-Corruption Unit have arrested two Home Affairs officials for fraud, corruption and extortion. The first suspect (36) who is an Assistant Manager at Giyani Home Affairs was arrested after a long and profound investigation which started in 2012. The suspect allegedly solicited bribe from Asylum seekers from different countries during his tenure as the manager of Refugee Centre at Beitbridge Home Affairs.


The second suspect (42) who is an Immigration Officer was arrested for allegedly stamping the passport of an illegal immigrant who was detained in police custody for being in the country illegally.

Both suspects will appear in Musina Magistrate Court on Friday, 12 of August 2016.
For enquiries contact:
Captain Matimba Maluleke
Cell: 071 481 3488

Issued by:
South African Police Service