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Suspected petrol thief back in court in December

By Staff Reporter

QWAQWA – The fleet management officer in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in Bloemfontein, Jim Mohau Ntsasa (48), is expected back in court in December 9 on charges of fraud of R100 000.

According to Hawks spokesperson, Captain Christopher Singo, irregular transactions were discovered in April during a preliminary audit conducted at the DDP offices in Bloemfontein, leading to Ntsasa’s arrest.

Singo says it was discovered that Ntsasa was using the official petrol card to purchase diesel for his private vehicle at a cost of R100 000 and investigations revealed the incident took place between December 2020 and 31 October 2022.

The suspect was arrested on November 4 and appeared in the Bloemfontein magistrate court where he was released on bail of R3000.