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Commuter omnibus crew arrest fake cop

by Staff Reporter
10 May 2017 at 04:00hrs | Views
Thembinkosi Ndlovu (31) the fake policeman
A former Binga police constabulary Thembinkosi Ndlovu (31) was on Monday arrested by a commuter omnibus crew when he tried to solicit for a bribe in Bulawayo.

Ndlovu had been  discharged from temporary service duties.

 According to police sources Ndlovu allegedly stole ranks of inspector from police ordinance stores.

"Last year, he was arrested wearing police uniform with assistant inspector ranks and was sentenced to six months in prison," the source said.

"Today (Monday) he was apprehended by a Tshova Mubaiwa crew when he tried to solicit for a bribe. The crew observed that he had bruises and scars which caused them to become suspicious. The crew drove to Drill Hall with him to confirm if he was a police officer, leading to his arrest."

The police sources said Ndlovu was a member of the Zimbabwe Republic Police constabulary unit in Hwange from 2006 to 2014 and he was discharged, but he failed to return the service uniform.

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