Ghost squad members probed for fake registration plates

According to IOL, a Ghost Squad cop is being investigated for allegedly enticing motorists to race with him and then arresting them for speeding in a car that has two different registration plates.

Executive director for safety and security, Richard Bosman has confirmed that indeed the Ghost Squad member was driving with two different number plates.

I have told them this is not acceptable at all. They will be a appearing for a pre-suspension hearing on Friday.

Richard Bosman, Executive director for safety and security

They cannot do this, it is unacceptable. There is protocol that allows them to do that and we will take action against them.

Richard Bosman, Executive director for safety and security

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