Monday, 03 January 2022

Botshabelo: A Police Clerk working in the exhibit store arrested and charged for theft of cash and fraud, is out on R1 000 bail after she appeared in the Botshabelo Magistrate Court.

The 40-year-old stationed at Botshabelo Police Station, was arrested after it was discovered that money handed in as exhibit, has disappeared.  The incident was realized during a routine inspection at the store.

The suspect allegedly did not book in the money when it was supposed to be kept safe in the exhibit store, and fraudulently created an entry in the registers with false register numbers.

The suspect, Sergeant Elizabeth Khoathela, was arrested on Wednesday; 29 December 2021. She appeared in the Botshabelo Magistrate Court on the 30th and is out on R1 000 bail.

The case will be back in court on the 10th March 2022.