Johannesburg - Three vehicle examiners accused of corruption appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Wednesday, police said.

Colleen Peterson, 62, Abraham Marwana, 44, and Henry Manuel, 48, were arrested early on Wednesday, Captain Paul Ramaloko said.

They were employed at the Viking testing station, in Southdale, and were arrested for allegedly issuing vehicle certificates without doing any physical testing.

They were released on bail of R2000 each. The postponement date was not immediately known. - Sapa