Free State official convicted of fraud

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Johannesburg - A municipal official has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for defrauding the Free State's Nala municipality, the Hawks said on Friday.

“The official stood trial for signing off a fraudulent cheque of R665 293 to his company, Mekgwe Transport, in 2010,” spokesman Captain Paul Ramaloko said.

David Mekgwe, 30, was sentenced by the Welkom Regional Court on Thursday.

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