Fraud: Lethabong police Sergeant arrested

South African Police Service

Fraud: Lethabong police Sergeant arrested
Fraud: Lethabong police Sergeant arrested

A 39-year-old Moses Moeketsi was released on R500.00 bail while his accomplice, Susan Malunga was released on warning after they have appeared before the Bafokeng Magistrates’ Court in Tlhabane on Wednesday, 23 March 2022, on 14 counts of fraud one of defeating the ends.

Moeketsi, who is a Sergeant and stationed in Lethabong, was arrested on Tuesday morning, 22 March 2022, consequent to an investigation into fraud relating to State owned motor vehicles petrol cards.

Malunga was arrested later during the day.

It is alleged that between March and June 2021, Moeketsi connived with Malunga who was a petrol attendant at a local filling station. The pair allegedly used three State motor vehicles petrol cards to fill fuel which exceeded the number of kilometers the said vehicles travelled after the initial transactions.

They would after successfully claiming fictitious transactions, share cash to enrich themselves. The State has due to these fraudulent activities, suffered a loss of approximately R16 000.00.

The accused are both expected to reappear before the same court on Tuesday, 5 April 2022.

The Provincial Commissioner of North West, Lieutenant General Sello Kwena applauded the Provincial Anti-Corruption Investigation Unit (ACIU) for their commitment in the fight against fraud and corruption. He reiterated that no stone will be left unturned in ensuring that corrupt employees are exposed.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service