Man bribes his way out of jail sentence

by Gift Ngobeni

This is a story about a man who bought his way out of jail, he was caught stealing cars with friends in Soweto, the investigating officer who was handling their case demanded R2000 to get them bail then an additional R2000 to get rid of the case completely. His name has been changed to protect his identity.

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