On Monday 11 September 2023 in the Kempton Park area at 18h00, the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department Northern Region Task Team and Kempton Park Precinct Officers, arrested a male suspect, and expired liquor was seized.
During the crime prevention operation, a concerned member of the public, approached Officers and Informed them about a liquor store, situated at the corner of West and Voortrekker, that is selling expired alcohol. Officers responded and a thousand litres of sold alcohol, ranging from ciders and beers, displayed the past seven (7) months’ expiration dates.
As EMPD Officers were about to confiscate the expired beverages, a 19-year-old young man, who identified himself as the Sons owner, offered police officials R900 in cash, to look the other way. The suspect charged with bribery, was immediately handcuffed and taken to the Kempton Park police station.
The expired alcohol, was confiscated and booked in at the police station. The detained suspect is expected to be arraigned after processing.