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gavel thumb100 Timeslive reports that former crime intelligence boss Major-General Pat Mokhushane and three senior police officers have appeared in court on charges of corruption‚ fraud‚ money laundering and contravention of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act.  

Mokhushane's co-accused are his wife‚ Lieutenant-Colonel Zandile Mokhushane‚ Brigadier Manana Leonora Phetlhe‚ and Brigadier Tiyani Lincoln Hlungwani.  The accused were allegedly involved in corrupt activities that resulted in the state being defrauded of R50‚000 in June 2017.  They appeared in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Friday and were granted R5‚000 bail each‚ with the condition that they not interfere with or intimidate state witnesses as well as the investigating officer of the case.  Their case was postponed to 27 July.  The National Commissioner of Police‚ General Khehla John Sitole‚ commended the thorough investigation by the SAPS Detective Service’s Anti-Corruption Unit that led to the arrest of the senior police officers.

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