Cops boast of second SAA employee arrest

09 March 2016 - 11:03 By TMG Digital

The South African Police Service announced the second arrest in as many months of “an employee of the South African Airways based at the OR Tambo International Airport” for extorting money from a foreign national.An SAPS statement said SAA employee Gloria Ntombi Sidumo‚ 42‚and security officer Themba Lekgwareng‚ 38‚ were apprehended on Monday after the were “alleged to have demanded money from a complainant whose papers were invalid‚ even though she had a return ticket to her country”.“The complainant allegedly paid Sidumo $100.”The pair were granted bail R2000 each when they appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on two counts of extortion.The SAPS task team “looking into criminality and corruption at the airport” that arrested them last month “arrested another SAA employee for aiding and abetting three illegal immigrants”.That employee‚ Jules Musakale‚ is also out on R2000 bail.

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