News24.com | Man arrested after allegedly making an attempt to bribe cops who caught him with 200 mandrax tablets

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  • A Cape City man was arrested after he was allegedly caught with of 200 mandrax tablets in Parklands on Thursday.
  • He was pulled over by police after ignoring a cease signal. 
  • Police additional alleged the suspect supplied them a bribe after they discovered the mandrax tablets. 

A 38-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly bribing law enforcement officials who caught him with 200 mandrax tablets in his possession.

In line with police, shortly earlier than 19:00 on Thursday, law enforcement officials seen a automobile ignoring a cease signal close to Parklands Important Highway in Cape City.

Police then adopted the motive force and instructed him to tug over.

“Throughout questioning, the behaviour and responses by the occupant appeared suspicious to the officers,” police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk stated in an announcement.

“The person was requested to exit the automobile, and each him and the automobile have been searched. The search of the automobile revealed a plastic bag on the ground containing a big amount of mandrax tablets.”

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Van Wyk stated a complete of 200 mandrax tablets have been discovered within the automobile.

Following the invention, the suspect then allegedly supplied the law enforcement officials R10 000 to show a blind eye and to let him go.

“He was arrested for possession of medication and a further cost of bribery.”

The suspect is anticipated to look within the Cape City Justice of the Peace’s Court docket quickly.

Western Cape performing police commissioner Main Basic Thembisile Patekile welcomed the arrest.


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