Warrant issued for TV personality Bonang Matheba in tax fraud case

TV personality Bonang Matheba

According to Jacaranda FM news, a bench warrant has been issued for television personality Bonang Matheba after she failed to appear at the Commercial Crimes Court in Johannesburg on Thursday.

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According to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), a bench warrant is an inactive warrant of arrest. Should Matheba fail to appear in court on October 4, a warrant for her arrest will be issued.

“Should she fail to appear then a warrant for her arrest will be issued and she will be arrested wherever she is,” says National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Phindi Mjonondwane.

“As a state we had a challenge that the summons were not served personally to Miss Bonang Matheba but were, however, served via her legal team,” – NPA’s Phindi Mjonondwane said. 

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