Wednesday, 26 May 2021

Bloemfontein: The accused, Nomasonto Nxumalo (29), appeared before the Bloemfontein Magistrates’ Court today; 26 May 2021, where she was facing charges of corruption.

It is alleged that Nxumalo approached a traffic official on Friday; 21 May 2021, where she requested him to issue her a learners driver’s license without following normal processes.

She offered the traffic official R500.00 which she promised to pay on Tuesday; 25 May 2021 via ewallet. The traffic official reported the matter to the police and a case was handed over to the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation in Bloemfontein.

An operation was conducted by members of the Hawks assisted by Park Road detectives on Tuesday; 25 May 2021, where Nomasonto was arrested after she transferred the money to the traffic official via ewallet.

The case has been postponed to Friday; 23 July 2021, for further investigation and the acussed is out on bail.