gavel thumb100 SowetanLive reports that a lecturer who took part in a scam to defraud students at the Sedco FET College in Carletonville of their registration fees has been sentenced to three years in prison.  

English lecturer Takunda Majuru, 22, and the college's caretaker Zvisinei Tony Chireje allegedly colluded to cheat over 20 students in respect of 87 transactions worth R100,000.  Chireje is still at large and police are looking for him.  The college is now facing financial problems with a possibility of shutting its doors.  College director Agrippa Moyo told the court that Majuru and Chireje were using two sets of books to record receipts of payments.  Monies reflected in one of the sets of books were never deposited into the institution's account.

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