Gauteng man in prison for wearing SANDF uniform

Gauteng man in prison for wearing SANDF uniform

Irvin Thapelo Mokgosi was imprisoned for dishonestly speaking to himself as an individual from the military and having and additionally wearing uniform with particular checks or peaks having a place with the military, without the important position.

The Pretoria Regional Court has condemned a Gauteng man to five years in jail for wearing SA National Defense Force (Sandf) uniform without power.

SANDF representative Col Ronald Maseko said Irvin Thapelo Mokgosi was imprisoned for dishonestly speaking to himself as an individual from the military and having or potentially wearing uniform with particular stamps or peaks having a place with the military, without the fundamental position. It was requested that the two tallies be perused together for condemning.

What’s more, the court on Thursday esteemed Mokgosi unfit to have a gun as far as the Firearms Control Act.

Mokgosi was captured during the clearing-in technique of 21 South African Infantry Battalion warriors at Tshwane Regiment in Thaba Tshwane, Pretoria in May 2019, Maseko said.

His attorney conceded to all charges for his benefit on Thursday subsequent to going into a supplication deal with the state.

SANDF boss General Solly Shoke invited the sentence and cautioned that “no demonstration of guiltiness will be endured and permitted to go unpunished in the military”.

“The wearing of any SANDF uniform things, including current military stuff, when you are not a SANDF part, is a culpable offense.”