Polygraph testing might not be a glamorous job. It may not even be all that exciting. Every now and then, however, we come across a case worthy of a quizzical raised eyebrow. Such is the case of an employee who claimed he was robbed, and then got more than he bargained for from his employer.
A while back we got called in by a prominent gold mine in the Gauteng area. Their records indicated that some of their diesel stock went missing on a regular basis. But a loss of diesel wasn’t their only concern as it turned out – thanks to a careful ear.
“Down stairs toilets for non-whites or if you black wearing EPWP overall-by order councillor office” – thus read a notice pasted on the front door of Port Elizabeth’s Kuyga Community Hall. Furious residents were quick to demand answers from Ward 40 DA councillor, Jason Grobbelaar. This unfortunate turn of events came about after three Extended
Sit for a polygraph test. Sounds incredibly simplistic, but it works – in this case to the benefit of two individuals wrongly implicated in a theft, and to the detriment of the ex-colleague who implicated them. Please note that names and certain non-essential details regarding the case below have been omitted or changed to protect