Linda Mti hands himself over to police - report

2019-02-07 13:24
Linda Mti. Picture: Deaan Vivier

Linda Mti. Picture: Deaan Vivier

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Former Department of Correctional Services national commissioner Linda Mti has handed himself over to police in Pretoria, eNCA reported on Thursday.

Mti was escorted to Pretoria Central Police Station by Hawks officers.

Earlier on Thursday, News24 reported that the spokesperson for the National Prosecuting Authority in Gauteng, Phindi Mjonondwane, confirmed Mti's lawyers had an agreement with the Hawks to hand himself over to the police between 11:00 and 12:00.

Mti is expected to appear in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria for corruption. 

On Wednesday, the Hawks arrested several people in connection with allegations of corruption, money laundering and fraud.

READ: The story behind the 'sudden' Bosasa arrests: Tender rigging and a strategy to slay the beast

The people who were arrested include former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi, former correctional services CFO Patrick Gillingham, Bosasa official Andries van Tonder, former Bosasa senior manager Frans Vorster and current Bosasa staff member, Carlos Bonafacio.

Three companies are also named in the charge sheet, namely African Global Operations (formerly Bosasa); Sondolo IT and Phezulu Fencing, according to court papers.

The five accused were granted R20 000 bail each.

They are scheduled to appear in court again on March 27.

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