Arno Lamoer

‘Lamoer’s sentencing should server as a lesson’

By Loushe Jordaan Former Western Cape Police Commissioner, Arno Lamoer, Police brigadiers Darius van Der Ross and Collin Govender were sentenced to six, two and four years imprisonment respectively by the High Court in Cape Town yesterday. Businessman Saleem Dawjee, was given an effective six years in prison. The men[…]

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Phiyega to announce Lamoer’s replacement ‘soon’

Candidates for the position of Western Cape police commissioner have not been selected yet, a spokesperson for national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega said on Wednesday. “An announcement regarding a permanent [appointment] will be made soon after the necessary processes have been followed,” spokesperson Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale said. Suspended[…]

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Corruption commonplace amongst police: ISS

The current corruption case involving suspended Western Cape police commissioner Lieutenant General, Arno Lamoer marks yet another shameful scandal that is likely to further deter public perceptions of the South African Police Services (SAPS), according to a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). Lamoer and three of[…]

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Lamoer suspended as police commissioner

Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer has been suspended as Western Cape police commissioner, top cop Riah Phiyega confirmed on Tuesday. The national police commissioner told MPs in the portfolio committee on police that Lamoer and his three co-accused – all senior police officials – had been suspended. A departmental inquiry into[…]

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Dawjee’s ‘dodgy’ dealings with Lamoer and co

An indictment by the State details the alleged web of corruption and racketeering involving senior Western Cape police officials – including Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer  and a shady businessman from the citys northern suburbs. The 120 page document describes how Mohammed Saleem Dawjee and his son Mohamed Zameer, the[…]

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Station commander sparked Lamoer probe

A police station commander’s determination to root out what she saw as corruption among officers working closely together resulted in a Western Cape top cop ending up in the dock with other senior officers on Friday. Mohamed Saleem Dawjee, the businessman who allegedly bribed Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer and other[…]

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Hawks won’t take action against Phiyega

The Hawks will not be taking any action against police commissioner General Riah Phiyega for allegedly warning Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer about the investigation into him and that his phone conversations were being tapped. Speaking outside the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court, where Lamoer and five others had appeared on charges of[…]

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