Msunduzi clerk in court over fraud

2007-12-12 00:00

Msunduzi municipal employee Senamile Carol Bhengu (27) of Prestbury appeared briefly in the magistrate’s court yesterday on a charge of defrauding the municipality of R600 000.

Bhengu is believed to be a clerk in the infrastructure services unit.

She was yesterday granted bail of R2 000 — the same amount earlier granted her two co-accused in the case, Sibusiso Sithole (31), also of Prestbury, and Ismail Ashraf Ali Omarjee (23), of Burger Street.

The charge sheet alleges that the trio defrauded the municipality of R600 000 between November and December, by depositing four cheques into “incorrect” bank accounts.

The case has been postponed until February 20.

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