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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.