New suspects are expected to appear at the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Tuesday morning in connection with the Nulane Investment deal. The case relates to the procurement fraud involving of R24.9 million paid to Nulane Investment Company between November 2011 and April 2012.
The Free State Agriculture Department paid for a feasibility study for the province’s flagship Mohoma Mabung project.
Other accused in the case who are already out on bail include, former Transnet board member and Gupta family business associate, Iqbal Sharma, former head of the department Peter Thabethe, former Rural Development head Doctor Limakatso Moorosi, former Agriculture CFO Seipati Dhlamini and Nulane Investment representative Dinesh Patel.
The accused are expected back in court on the eighth of next month. There’s a total of 17 accused persons and companies in the case.
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