Cape Town siblings' fraud case postponed

2016-11-30 19:34
Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Magistrates court. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Cape Town – Two siblings accused of siphoning about R3m from the City of Cape Town will return to court next year, as investigations against them continue.

The matter involving Rugshana Darries, 38, and her brother Kiaamdien, 39, was postponed in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Wednesday until February 15.

They were arrested in September on charges of fraud related charges and theft. The crimes were allegedly committed between 2008 and 2010.

Western Cape Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said they had carried out maintenance work for the City, allegedly without a valid tax clearance certificate.

"Alleged shoddy workmanship" raised the ire of the City, leading to a probe of the company's credentials.

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