Brian Hlongwa case: NPA in process of extraditing businessman from Mauritius to stand trial

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Former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife, Joelene, and their co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.
Former Gauteng health MEC Brian Hlongwa, his wife, Joelene, and their co-accused seated in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.
Ntwaagae Seleka, News24

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is in the process of extraditing a businessman allegedly linked to corrupt activities at the Gauteng health department.

The alleged offences occurred during Brian Hlongwa's tenure as Gauteng health MEC.

NPA Gauteng spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane said they were busy extraditing Richard John Payne from Mauritius.

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