Suspect Arrested for Defrauding Families of Food Parcels

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Police have confirmed an arrest of a 33 years old man involved defrauding families of their food parcels they were supposed to receive from the Department of Social Development.

Officials said that two victims from different households were defrauded by making them sign as if they got the food parcels and promised to deliver at the later stage, which never occurred.

These food parcel were provided by the Department of Social Development to a predetermined individuals worth an estimated value of R900 each.

The alleged is not the first to be reported since the commence of the food parcels programmes, various people caught including ward councillors in various municipalities.

He was arrested on Thursday and is due to make his first appearance at Jan Kempdorp that Magistrates’ court on Tuesday.

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