Nketoane Municipality CFO arrested for Fraudulent Qualification

Crime/09 December 2021, 07:17am /Mandla Nkosi

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Reitz: Nketoane Municipality CFO Xolani Malindi aged 34, appeared before the Reitz Magistrate’s court on Wednesday 8 December 2021 where he faced charges of fraud.

It is alleged that in June 2020 a vacant post for Municipal Manager was advertised at Nketoane Local Municipality.

Malindi submitted his application for the post.

It was discovered during the shortlisting process that the qualification which was  attached to his application was allegedly fraudulent.

The matter was then reported to the Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation team based in Bloemfontein.

Malindi was arrested on Wednesday the 08 December 2021 and made his first appearance in court.

Meanwhile the case against Malindi has been remanded to 12 January 2022 for transfer to Bethlehem Regional Court and he was granted R5000 bail.


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