transit guards jailed for R2
A plan by two Limpopo cash in transit guards to enrich themselves with the money they were meant to protect has instead canada goose outlet online uk landed them in jail after they were found guilty goose outlet canada of stealing more than R2 million this week.
Rofhiwa Emmanuel Luvhimbi (30) canada goose coats on sale and Tinyiko Thomas Maluleke canada goose outlet (40), both employees of Fidelity Group, were each sentenced to nine years in prison at the Louis Trichardt Regional Court.
The court canada goose outlet in usa heard that during the trip, Luvhimbi told Maluleke that is very worried because all canada goose jacket outlet his colleagues got bonuses as it normally happens towards the end of each year except for him Maluleke responded by saying he had only received a bonus of R1000.
Luvhimbi then told Maluleke they should take the money they had collected from Kingsley, Shoprite and Clicks which amounted to exactly R2 934 112.90.
The accused canada goose outlet jackets shared the money equally. Luvhimbi stashed the money inside the bag he used to carry a lunch box.
The two then went back to their work stations and performed their routine work. When they knocked off they took their bag full of money without anyone noticing.
Luvhimbi hid his share of the loot in a hole he had dug in Canada Goose Jackets his yard.
Rofhiwa Emmanuel Luvhimbi hid his share of the loot in a hole he had dug in his yard.
Mudau said the court was of the view that direct imprisonment would Canada Goose sale be an appropriate sentence.
two should be deterred from such a conduct and also deter buy canada goose jacket those outside. Employees should not steal from their employers. cheap Canada Goose The sentence of each canada goose outlet uk accused is nine years, he said.
Prosecutor Hilke Janse Van Rensburg said the fact that the accused canada goose uk shop were earning over R10 000 at the time they canada goose coats committed the crime, showed that they were greedy.
Lawyer official canada goose outlet for both accused Maxwell Tshikutsi argued that canada goose outlet black friday the pair were still young and first time offenders, among other factors, and should be given a non custodial sentence in the form of a fine or community service.
are primary care givers for their families, married with two kids each, who are still minors, argued Tshikutsi.
Tshikutsi Canada Goose Outlet also argued the fact that R2.7 million was recovered, no harm was inflicted on any person and that no weapon was used in the offence should motivate for the sentence to be lowered.
He also said cheap canada goose that Luvhimbi was willing to pay a fine of R10 000 through his uncle, who is a tenderpreneur based in Johannesburg.
The court also heard they had been employed by Fidelity Group since 2013 in the guarding section, earning a minimum salary of between R3000 R3500 per month.
Luvhimbi and Maluleke canada goose outlet nyc were then promoted in 2017 and 2018, respectively, canada goose outlet to the cash in transit division where each earned R16 000 a month. On days when the duo would have worked overtime including holidays, the pay would amount to R20 000 canada goose outlet reviews each.
As a result of the disciplinary hearing https://www.outletmoncler.de that took place on March 27 at the holding cells of their former employer in Louis Trichardt, the two were then dismissed from their duties without notice and collection of any outstanding money owed to them. Mukurukuru Media.