Must Know: Reporting a fake incident to the SAPS is a serious offence and you will be charged

To report a fake incident to the South African Police Service (SAPS) is a very serious offence.

The SAPS will open a criminal case known as perjury against that person and he/she will be charged. If found guilty in a court of law, he/she will be sentenced.

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The person can be sent to jail or receive a suspended sentence.

A criminal record will remain under his/her name for their whole life.

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Saish Motheram
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