Warden arrested for alleged corruption and defeating the ends of justice in Worcester

WESTERN CAPE - On Saturday, 25 May 2019 at approximately 13:05 an intelligence undercover operation was conducted by members attached to Anti-Gang Unit (Visible and Detective Component). Information was received with regards to a possible corrupt official attached to Worcester Correctional Service.

The operation was conducted at a fast food outlet in Worcester. Cash amounting to R3000 as well as 295 grams of TIK were taken by the suspect from the undercover SAPS agent, which led to his subsequent arrest.

The 29-year-old male suspect is a warden at Worcester Correctional Service. He was arrested inside a fast food outlet and in his possession he had a black backpack.

The suspect is due to appear in the Worcester Magistrate's Court on Monday 27 May 2019 on charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice.

Source: South African Police Service