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07 Dec 2021

Accused number 7, Richard John Payne, is out of the country. He is reported to be in Mauritius. The matter has been postponed until 22 April 2022.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

The accused are prevented from travelling internationally unless they obtain permission from the Hawks. The accused are ordered to hand in their passports to the investigating officer.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Magistrate Simon Radasi has granted the accused bail ranging from R20 000 to R50 000.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Mathenjwa says the accused are facing schedule 5 offences that carry life sentences should they be convicted.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Prosecutor Raymond Mathenjwa asks for the court to fix bail at R50 000 per person. He also asks the court order the accused not to travel outside the country and to surrender their passports.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Sybil Nomhle Ngcobo and Valdis Ramaano are the two accused who are out on bail on separate criminal matters they face.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Accused number 7, Richard John Payne, was not present in court. There was no explanation why he was absent from court.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

So far, two of the accused are out on bail on other matters. They have confirmed to the court that they have pending cases against them.

- Ntwaagae Seleka.

07 Dec 2021

Lawyers representing some of the accused are opposed to the media being present in court. Others don't have a problem with the media covering the case.

- Ntwaagae Seleka.

07 Dec 2021

Prosecutor Raymond Mathenjwa says the State is not opposing bail. The accused intend bringing a bail application.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife Joelene and other co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. They are expected to bring a formal bail application today. (Ntwaagae Seleka, News24)
<em>Former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife Joelene and other co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. They are expected to bring a formal bail application today. (</em><em>Ntwaagae Seleka, News24)</em>

07 Dec 2021

Former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife Joelene and other co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. They are expected to bring a formal bail application today. (Ntwaagae Seleka, News24)
<em>Former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife Joelene and other co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court. They are expected to bring a formal bail application today. (Ntwaagae Seleka, News24)</em>

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07 Dec 2021

Brian Hlongwa's wife Joeline has arrived in court. Wearing a grey suit. She is seated in the dock.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Magistrate Simona Radasi has adjourned the matter to allow all the accused to be present in court.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Seven accused have arrived in the court holding cells. Two more others are still being processed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court by the Hawks.

- Ntwaagae Seleka

07 Dec 2021

Former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa, wife and others hand themselves over to police

Controversial former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife, Joeline, and seven others arrived at the Johannesburg Central police station early on Tuesday morning.

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