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nursing thumb medium90 93IOL News reports that an Eastern Cape nurse who was found guilty of fraud and corruption has been sentenced this week to either pay a fine of R20,000 or serve four years direct imprisonment.

Gladys Ntlawuzana-Komboyi, who had been employed as a professional nurse by the health department at the Bambisana Hospital in Lusikisiki, was arrested alongside three other suspects on 11 September 2023, and released on R3,000 bail. She was sentenced in the Mthatha Regional Court this week after having been found of fraudulently registering the birth of twins, which did not exist, on 18 November 2022. The Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (Hawks) said the case against the remaining trio was still pending in court. Hawks spokesperson, Warrant Officer Ndiphiwe Mhlakuvana, reported that an investigation exposed that fraudulent Child Support Grant (CSG) payouts valued at R4,892 were made by the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) at Bizana on the basis of the bogus birth certificates

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Jolene Marriah-Maharaj at IOL News

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