Today, Friday 21 February 2014, the Anti-Corruption Investigation Unit of the Hawks in the Free State, arrested Mr Bonakele Shadrack Mayekis, a Provincial Manager of the Department of Home Affairs, for fraud.
Mr Mayekis is accused of defrauding his department to the amount of R26 072, 44 in travel claims between 2009 and 2011.
The accused appeared before Regional Court in Bloemfontein today, and was released on R2 000, 00 bail. His case was postponed to 3 April 2014 for further investigations.
“We will continue to aggressively pursue those who perpetrate crime and undermine the rule of law,” said Free State Provincial Head of the Hawks, Major General Senaba Mosipi.