Rorisang Kgosana
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23 Sep 2021
6:30 am

SA corruption levels heightens Gauteng Police the worst – report

Rorisang Kgosana

Nearly 2 000 whistleblowers have reported graft in the private and public sectors.

Picture for illustration: citizen.co.za/Nigel Sibanda

Gauteng is the most corrupt province – but most reports of corruption were in the police sector, which was a persistent problem, the Analysis of Corruption report found. The 2021 report by Corruption Watch said nearly 2 000 whistleblowers have reported graft in the private and public sectors. Police corruption in SA Maladministration and abuse of power Police corruption continued to dominate, accounting for 12% of corruption reports – a problem which Corruption Watch says seems to be persistent since 2019. This intensified in the lockdown period when regulations were in force, said Melusi Ncala, researcher at Corruption Watch. There...