Allegations of misuse of SAPS vehicle investigated.
KwaZulu-Natal: Following allegations by social media users that Marianhill SAPS members used a SAPS vehicle for private use, the Station Commander investigated the matter promptly. According to the Station Commander, on Saturday, 30 June 2018, Marianhill SAPS members recovered stolen goods in their area which included building material. A case of theft was opened at Chatsworth police station however the stolen property was recovered in the Marianhill area. The exhibits were positively identified by the lawful owner and were seized by police for safe keeping before being handed over to the complainant.
The Acting Provincial Commissioner has directed the Cluster Commander to delve into the matter further to ensure that no irregularities occurred.