SA attorney arrested in Mauritius for embezzlement faces disciplinary proceedings before legal body

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Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius island.
Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius island.
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The South African attorney arrested and charged with embezzlement of more than R1.4 million in Mauritius has been hauled before the Legal Practice Council (LPC), where a disciplinary process is under way.

The man faced similar charges in South Africa.

The LPC - the statutory body that monitored and regulated the conduct of lawyers - confirmed to News24 on Monday that a complaint was being dealt with. 

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