JOHANNESBURG March 29 Sapa
EX-COP FACES MORE CHARGES
A former senior police officer accused of fraud will face more charges when he appears in court next month, Mpumalanga police said on Thursday.
Lt-Col Leonard Hlathi said 15 charges would be added against Vusi Mdakane, 52, when he appears in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on April 4.
He said Mdakane was arrested on August 19 on two charges of fraud, after he claimed for kilometres allegedly travelled for private purposes.
Mdakane, who held the rank of brigadier, was dismissed on December 1 after an internal disciplinary found him guilty.
He has been granted bail of R1000.
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More charges for fraud accused ex-cop