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Officers held over bribes

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 29 August, 1999, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 29 August, 1999, 12:00am

THREE detectives were detained by the ICAC on suspicion of taking bribes to drop cases against suspected car thieves.


The Independent Commission Against Corruption said a detective senior inspector, detective sergeant and detective constable, none of whom were named, were also accused of offering bribes to a victim to get him to withdraw his complaint.


The three officers were arrested on Friday night in a joint ICAC and police operation which also netted five car theft suspects.


The officers had been investigating the theft of 13 cars and the handling of stolen goods.


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