Feared Boksburg top cop in court for harassment

2015-10-29 06:16
Colonel Woolganathan 'Biggs' Govender. (Supplied)

Colonel Woolganathan 'Biggs' Govender. (Supplied)

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Johannesburg - The station commander of the Boksburg Police Station is expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday on a harassment charges.

Colonel Woolganathan 'Biggs' Govender has previously described the man who had laid the charges against him as being an emotionally unstable person who wanted to tarnish his image.

This was revealed in a court affidavit.

The feared Boksburg top cop is also accused of running a loan shark business on the side.

In September, News24 published an article alleging that Govender was a ruthless loan shark who charged exorbitant interest rates.

At least two people who had borrowed money from Govender claimed to have fallen prey to his alleged schemes.

It was alleged that Govender demanded payment sooner than expected and when the men failed to pay up, he repossessed their vehicles. He had kept the documents as collateral for the loans.

Earlier this month, it was revealed that Govender was faced an internal hearing related to his alleged loan shark business.

Govender and his lawyer declined to comment on the matter.

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