Textbooks saga: official out on bail

2012-07-11 13:40

Limpopo police have denied re-arresting an education clerk who appeared in the Giyani Magistrates’ Court this morning over the dumping of textbooks.

SABC radio reported today that Glen Kubayi (44) was re-arrested shortly after he was released on R2 000 bail. “He has not been re-arrested,” said Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.

Mulaudzi said: “What is happening is that the police are still continuing their investigation into the case, and to link the case to other suspects.”

Kubayi faces a charge of malicious damage to property, with his case postponed to August 3.

Textbooks for Grade 8 mathematics and Grade 3 numeracy in Sepedi were found dumped in Giyani last week.

The DA laid a charge against the education department for vandalism and destruction of books in Seshego, Limpopo.

Another charge was brought against a service provider who allegedly dumped the textbooks in Giyani.

Mulaudzi said yesterday the man’s arrest would not affect the charges laid by the DA.

After news of the dumping emerged, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga called for the culprits to be arrested.

Schools in the province were without books for the first seven months of the school year.


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