update: Dr Tumi and wife released on bail

Dr Tumi and wife released on bail


Gospel Musician Dr Tumi and his adult female were discharged on R3000 bail every by the industrial Crimes court sitting in Palm Ridge on Tuesday.

The couple Dr Tumi, real name Tumisang Makweya and Kgaogelo Makweya two-handed themselves on Tuesday to the Hawks and were inactive and charged with fraud amounting to R1.5 million.

According to the Hawks, it’s alleged that the suspects, Doctor Tumi (39) and his adult female Kgaogelo (36) were listed as committee members at a non-profit organisation, allegedly submitted altered grant application documents to the National Lotteries Board for approval of funds on comes in 2018.

“Further investigation unconcealed that the couple at the side of their co-accused World Health Organization has since been discharged on R5000 bail every, Chistopher Tshivule (46) and Thomas Ndadza (48) allegedly altered data on the documents submitted to the National Lotteries in Gregorian calendar month 2018 that resulted within the quantity of over R1.5 million being transferred into a non-public checking account,“ Hawks aforesaid during a statement.

The couple allegedly benefitted just about R760 000 from the funds. “They two-handed themselves in at the metropolis workplace escorted by their lawyer and were later on charged for fraud.

They appeared within the Palm Ridge Specialised industrial Crimes Court nowadays and were granted bail of R3000 every. The case was deferred to 07 could 2021 for docket revelation.”