Lamoer pleads guilty to corruption charges

File: Former Western Cape Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer has pleaded guilty to corruption charges. Photo: Gallo / Nardus Engelbrecht

CAPE TOWN - Former Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, has pleaded guilty to a number of charges in the Western Cape High Court.

Lamoer, along with three others, face over a hundred charges of corruption, racketeering and money laundering involving R1,6-million.

The case involves Lamoer apparently accepting bribes from a Durban businessman.

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He allegedly paid Lamoer and his accused, by covering some of their fuel, clothing and travel costs.

The court says it may consider acquittals on some of the charges, in light of written pleas.

Lamoer wants a social worker's report to be included into his pre-sentencing report, to take into account his personal circumstances.

 

 

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