Pensioner found guilty of theft

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April 7, 2017
Pensioner found guilty of theft

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A 78-year-old pensioner, Dick Johannes Hattingh, was found guilty by Nelspruit Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, on 12 counts of theft.

The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), spokesperson, Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi on Friday said: “In November 2015 the accused was employed at Lowveld Hunting Club and he stole R527 000 from the Club”.

Sekgotodi said a custodial sentence was postponed for five years on condition that Hattingh pays back the money in monthly instalments of R3 000 over five years.

African News Agency

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