South African National Defense Force arrest its Warrant Officer

A Warrant Officer in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was arrested over weekend. Photo: SAPS.

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (ADV) – A Warrant Officer in the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) was arrested over weekend for alleged job scam and defrauding activities.

Following a rapid joint investigation between the Military Police and Defence Intelligence Divisions a sting operation was initiated leading to the arrest.

“We have arrested a suspect, who is a Warrant Officer in the SA National Defence Force. The member was arrested on Friday, 11 January 2019 after a tip-off was received from defrauded victims in the area of Tshwane,” reads a statement issued by South African National Defence Force.

The suspect is set to appear before the Court of Military Justice on tomorrow.

According to the statement, the SANDF reiterated that no corrupt activities by any member, no matter the rank, will be tolerated in this organisation.

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