Home Affairs officials arrested

Some of the Home Affairs officials who were arrested.

Hawks members from Durban Commercial Crime Unit, together with the Home Affairs Counter Corruption Team, arrested seven suspects for fraud, contravention of the Immigration Act and Identification Act.

The Home Affairs Counter Corruption Team discovered that there were some irregularities in the issuing of late birth certificates at Mzimkhulu, Bulwer and Ulundi Home Affairs offices.

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Members embarked on an operation as from August 18 to September 1. During the operation the seven suspects including three Home Affairs officials were arrested.

The arrested suspects, Snothile Buthelezi (26), Sibulelo Malanda (49), Buyelaphi Stubchen (57) Nkosinathi Madlala (31), Nokuphiwa Fihlane (26), Nowinile Sikhosana (34) and Lindiswa Mkhafula (28) briefly appeared in the Durban Special Commercial Crime Court on Thursday, August 31.

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They were granted R2, 000 bail each and the case was postponed to November 3.  Buyelaphi appeared on Monday, September 4 and her case was postponed to October 5.

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