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Bathabile Dlamini sentenced to four years in prison or fined 200,000 rubles – SABC News

Former Minister of Social Affairs Bathabile Dlamini has been sentenced to four years in prison or a fine of 200,000 rupees and half of the sentence is suspended for five years.

Sheriff Betty Khumalo pronounced the verdict in the Johannesburg District Court.

The case concerns Dlamini’s testimony in an investigation confirmed by the Constitutional Court into her role in the 2017 social security crisis.

Judge Bernard Ngoepe’s inquiry into whether Dlamini should bear personal responsibility for the costs of the South African Social Security Administration’s dilemma.

The judge concluded that Dlamini had been circumvented when asked questions during the investigation. She was found guilty last month.

Sheriff Khumalo said: “Accordingly, the accused is sentenced to a fine of 200,000 Rupees or four years in prison. Half of the sentence is suspended for five years on the condition that the accused will not be convicted of malpractice and Article 38 of the Supreme Court Judgment Act of 2013. “

Last month, Bathabile Dlamini was found guilty of malpractice:

Bathabile Dlamini sentenced to four years in prison or fined 200,000 rubles – SABC News

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