Krejcir cohort: Bombings were planned at Sars

2016-05-04 13:46
Radovan Krejcir (Jenni Evans, News24)

Radovan Krejcir (Jenni Evans, News24)

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Johannesburg - A key witness in the case against Radovan Krejcir claimed to have been part of a laundry list of crimes – including planned bombings at the SA Revenue Service.

Lucky Kgomotso Mokwena, a self-confessed armed robber and gun for hire, revealed details of his alleged dealing with the Czech fugitive, including that bombings were planned at Sars offices so as to scupper investigations into Krejcir.

Mokwena deposed an affidavit last year, which was submitted to the High Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday.

He also claimed that there was a plot to kill billionaire Patrice Motsepe.

Mokwena is understood to be a State witness in the case against Krejcir and his co-accused, currently standing trial for the hit-style slaying of Lebanese national Sam Issa in 2013.

In the affidavit, Mokwena details his alleged engagements with Krejcir. He claimed to have met him via their mutual friend, convicted drug dealer Glenn Agliotti.

Mokwena named a veritable rogues’ gallery in his dealings with Krejcir and claims to have committed several crimes on behalf of the Czech national.

On several occasions, he pocketed hundreds of thousands of rands for his roles in various armed robberies and a kidnapping.

Publicly available documents sourced by News24 indicate Mokwena lives in Silver Lakes, an upmarket gated complex in Pretoria East, where convicted murderer and former Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius lived.

Mokwena is the registered director of several businesses. He alleges that in 2013, Krejcir approached him to rob Issa and kill him.

"At this meeting, he asked me to enter Sam Issa’s place, rob him of his jewellery, cocaine and then kill him.”

According to Mokwena, Krejcir said Issa had robbed him and had tried to have him killed. Mokwena said he had had a crisis of conscience and agreed to rob Issa, but not kill him.

For the Issa murder, Krejcir is facing nine charges along with co-accused Bulgarian Lybohir Grigorov, Mfaniseni Memela, Nkanyiso Mafunda, and Siboniso Miya. Their trial was continuing in the high court on Wednesday.

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