Change to charges against Ndumiso Jaca

2012-06-05 21:16
Ndumiso Jaca (File, Beeld)

Ndumiso Jaca (File, Beeld)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

kalahari.com

Pretoria - Amendments have been made to the nine charges brought against the beleaguered Tshwane metro police deputy chief Ndumiso Jaca, the Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard on Tuesday.

Prosecutor Heinrich Scholtz told the court that under a new charge sheet, Jaca now faced a total of 11 charges.

Without going into detail, Scholtz said five of the charges were “major ones” whilst the rest were “alternatives”.

On Tuesday the suspended top policeman and Andre Steenkamp, his lawyer, got the opportunity to briefly inspect the docket and the charge sheet in court.

Scholtz also handed a number of statements to the magistrate and the defence team.

This follows Magistrate Graham Travers’ order last week for the prosecutor to divulge “further particulars” relating to the case.

Jaca’s lawyer walked into the courtroom shortly after the matter had started. He apologised and told the court that his gown had been stolen at the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, where he had other commitments.

The matter was postponed to June 20.

Car

Jaca faces numerous charges including fraud, driving a vehicle with unregistered number plates, false number plates, and police lights.

Previously, the magistrate said the State should reveal details including which BMW vehicle Jaca operated without the required number plates and registration.

"You have to tell us which car he was driving. Was it a red BMW? The accused needs to know which car we are talking about," he said.

Travers, however, said questions raised by Steenkamp urging the prosecutor to disclose where Jaca had driven the vehicle, the ownership of the car and who had fitted a blue light should not be attended to.

Jaca was charged in March following a report that he was driving a BMW Z4 with false number plates and police lights.

He was also allegedly seen on a Harley Davidson motorbike with the same false registration number plate.

The Tshwane metro announced in January that Jaca's three months' special leave, which began in October, had been extended.

- SAPA

Read more on:    ndumiso jaca  |  corruption
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Inside News24

 
/Sport
 
Traffic
Lottery
 
  • Friday Bellville - 09:23 AM
    Road name: Voortrekker Road
    TRAFFIC LIGHTS not working at Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue
  • Friday Parow - 09:17 AM
    Road name: N1 Inbound
    HEAVY DELAYS between Plattekloof Road and the M5 Koeberg Interchange
 
More traffic reports...
 

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2 TV Series for R250

Get 2 TV Series box sets for R250 and save up to R148! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Pre-order the Xbox One

Get this all-in-one entertainment system with live TV, movies, social networking and gaming. Pre-order now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on electronics!

Save up to 35% on electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Apple iPad 3 Black 64GB 9.7" Tablet With WiFi & 4G

Retina Display Finally the incredible Retina display technology from the iPhone...

From R7999.00

I'm shopping for:

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

You may be putting too much effort into someone or something. You are doing it out of love and compassion but there is a chance...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.