SAPS Gauteng dismisses 66 officials for criminal offences

The SAPS (South African Police Service) in Gauteng has dismissed 66 officers after they were found to have been involved in a range of criminal offences.

Internal disciplinary procedures will take place while allowing the law to take its course through the courts.

702's John Robbie spoke to SAPS Gauteng Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini about the issue.

He said there are increased efforts to root out the rot in the police service, as communities don't trust the integrity of officers.

Listen to the interview below:

If we have evidence during the departmental processes then we can dismiss them before being found guilty in court.

Lt Col Lungelo Dlamini, SAPS Gauteng spokesperson
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