Mozambique has indicted 18 citizens for their involvement in fraud involving $2 billion in loans to state-owned companies, the attorney general’s office (AGO) said on Monday, in a scandal that has ensnared two major international banks.
The wife of a South African who was identified by Mozambique prosecutors this week as a leader of a jihadist group, on Saturday dismissed the allegations against her husband as “nonsense”.
The wife of Andre Hanekom, a South African citizen who’s been arrested in Mozambique, says authorities there aren’t allowing her to have any contact with her husband.
The Department of International Relations says a South African citizen who’s been arrested in Mozambique on suspicion of being involved in extremist activities will have to face the justice system there.
International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has expressed concern over allegations that a South African citizen is invloved in extremist activities in Mozambique.