*MALAWIAN TAXI PASSENGER ARRESTED IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR TRYING TO BRIBE THE POLICE WITH R1,000-00.*
Police in South Africa arrested a Malawian taxi passenger after allegedly offered two officers a R1,000 – 00 bribe to let him go when he was found in possession of suspected stolen laptops.
Kwazulu Natal Police Spokesperson Col. Thembeka Mbele said officers were doing routine searches on Saturday in Kwazulu Natal when they pulled over a minibus taxi.
‘Upon searching the passengers luggage, police officer found a black bag containing four laptops and a silver bag containing one laptop. All laptops were wrapped in clear plastic”
Mbele said both bags belonged to a Malawian national.
“Upon questioning him, he could not produce any paperwork or documents to verify ownership of the said laptops.
“The man called two of the Police officers to the side and offered them one thousand Rand cash to let him go”
Mbele said Police confiscated the money and arrested him.
He was charged with bribery and possession of suspected stolen property.
The man will appear in court soon