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Former Kimberley top cop summoned to appear in court for fraud

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A 61-year-old former SAPS lieutenant-colonel has been summoned to appear before court next year on allegations of travel fraud.

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A 61-YEAR-old former Lieutenant-Colonel of the South African Police Service (SAPS) has been summoned to appear before court next year on allegations of travel fraud.

Hawks provincial spokesperson Nomthandazo Mnisi said the suspect was employed at Provincial Crime Intelligence in Kimberley.

“He was supposed to attend a work session in Pretoria but the meeting was postponed before he could even travel. It is alleged that during November 2019, he submitted a fraudulent travel claim of more than R3 000 purporting to have attended a work session.”

She added that the matter was reported to the Hawks’ for investigation.

“The former police official was served with summons on December 2 by the the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team to appear before Kimberley Magistrate Court on January 19 2022.”

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