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handcuffsNews24 reports that two former employees of the Tharisa platinum mine, 35km east of Rustenburg in the North West, have been sentenced to five years in prison by the Rustenburg Regional Court for corruption.  

Martin Lottering, 50, and Daniel Lazarus Nape, 40, promised to award the managing director of a training service provider, Prisma, with a tender worth R1m, in exchange for 12 monthly payments of R30,000.  Lottering was head of training at the mine and Nape was his deputy.  Prisma‚Äôs MD contacted the Hawks and they began investigating.  The two were arrested in September 2015, after the MD paid them R30,000.  North West Hawks head, Major General Linda Mbana, lauded detectives for their work.

  • A short report by Nation Nyoka is at News24


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