Court grants bail for corruption accused senior ANC official

vincent smith - Court grants bail for corruption accused senior ANC officialThe court docket has granted bail to the previous African Nationwide Congress MP Vincent Smith.

Smith was granted bail of R30,000 by the Palm Ridge Magistrates court docket.

He’s at the moment going through costs of fraud and corruption associated to state seize.

Earlier this 12 months, he appeared earlier than the Zondo Fee the place he was questioned concerning the R800,000 which Bosasa gave to him.

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Following investigations, Smith surrendered himself to the Hawks on the Alberton Police Station on Thursday morning.

He later appeared earlier than the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court docket for bail software.

His attorneys informed the court docket that Smith was not a flight danger and wouldn’t intrude with any of the witnesses.

Additionally they argued that the justice wouldn’t be serious about maintaining Smith behind bars which the choose agreed with.

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Additionally, the State didn’t oppose bail.

It acknowledged that it was of no use placing Smith behind bars pending his trial.

He’s anticipated to return to court docket on 14 October.

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