SANDF member in court for fraud

2016-11-17 15:43
(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

(Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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

Mbombela - A member of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and his wife appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for alleged fraudulent transactions, Mpumalanga police said on Thursday.

Mthenjwa Petrus Ngoma and his wife Mavis Sonto Ngoma appeared in court on Wednesday, said Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga. 

"It is alleged that Ngoma committed fraudulent transactions while he was serving as human resources clerk."

Ngoma would fraudulently bill hours of work on the system for reserve force members without their knowledge and then claim the pay, said Mabanga.

He used his wife's account to save the money he obtained from the fraudulent call-ups, he said. 

The alleged call-ups were between 2009 and 2013. The pair were granted bail of R20 000, however, they were unable to raise the money and would remain in custody.

They are expected back in court on December 14.

Read more on:    mbombela  |  crime

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
PARTNER CONTENT
INFOGRAPHIC: New thinking required for retirement

Everything we believe about retirement is fast becoming outdated.

/Sport

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
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.