Bail for former acting crime intelligence boss, 3 others

Pat Mokushane, his wife Zandile and Brigadiers Leonora Phetlhe and Tiyani Hlungwani - who are accused of fraud and corruption - made a brief appearance in court before being granted bail of R5,000 each.

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PRETORIA - Former acting head of crime intelligence Pat Mokushane and three others accused have been granted bail in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.

The four were arrested overnight and face charges of fraud and corruption related to a fraudulent expenses claim from the police.

Mokushane, his wife Zandile and Brigadiers Leonora Phetlhe and Tiyani Hlungwani made a brief appearance in court before being granted bail of R5,000 each.

Mokushane is accused of signing off on a fraudulent expense claim for Phetle which was then distributed among themselves and Mokushane’s wife.

While Hlungwani is not alleged to have received any funds, he is accused of backdating a deviation letter and transferring the funds into Phetlhe’s personal account.

Phetlhe has previously been accused of fraudulently producing Mokushane’s security clearance when he was the acting head of crime intelligence.

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)