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ACCUSED IN COURT FOR FRAUDULENT MATRIC CERTIFICATE: FREE STATE
2021/09/06      |  Written By:  Captain C Singo   |   Province:  Free State

FREE STATE – The  accused Mathabo Margaret Van Heerden (38), appeared before the Ficksburg Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 03 September 2021 where she faced charges of fraud and uttering.

She was arrested today in the early hours of the morning by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation Based in Bloemfontein. Her arrest stems from the incident which took place on Friday, 25 September 2020 where Van Heerden submitted fraudulent  matric certificate for a constable position at the South African Police Service (SAPS).

The matter was then reported to the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation for further investigation which culminated to the arrest of Van Heerden.

The case against Van Heerden has been remanded to Monday, 06 September 2021 and the accused was released on warning.