A 31 year old Constable of the South-African Police Service, stationed at Atlantis Visible Policing was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, 2015-01-14) by the Western Cape Anti-Corruption Investigation Unit on charges of conspiracy to commit an offence and arson.
On 2014-12-29 at about 02:44 a wendy house with contents was destroyed in a fire at a premises in Canara Street, Sherwood Park, Atlantis. The property is owned by a friend of the member and was targeted by him to be broken into and set on fire.
The case dockets were discussed with the Senior Public Prosecutor at Atlantis Court who decided to prosecute him on the conspiracy to commit an offence .The Magistrate at Atlantis Court authorized a warrant of arrest. The 31 year old Constable was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, 2015-01-14) at about 13:30 at Atlantis. He is detained at Atlantis SAPS and is due to appear in the Atlantis Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 2015-01-15)on the said charges .
Source : South African Police Service