NORTHERN CAPE – Joseph Moroka (37) appeared briefly at Hartswater Magistrate Court today for alleged corruption and theft.
The accused was arrested earlier this morning at his work place by the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team after thorough and intensive probe.
It is alleged that between June 2016 and October 2017, Moroka contacted the suspect’s sister in an alleged stock theft case and demanded a gratification of R2 500 in order to release him. On a separate but related incident, Moroka approached the suspect’s mother in a drug related case and demanded a gratification of R1000 in order to release the suspect.
Suspect is granted R3000 bail and the case is postponed to Tuesday,16 March 2021.