Three Hawks officers were arrested on Friday. They are charged with corruption, extortion, intimidation, and defeating the ends of justice.
According to Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, two Captains and a Warrant Officer were expected to appear in the court on Friday.
They are suspected of demanding a large amount of cash from a business owner who wanted to avoid being reported. The man was allegedly in possession of invalid documents. The incident at the business premises took place in January 2019.