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Should South African pilot Brent Smyth be convicted of immigration transgressions in Zimbabwe, he might have to pay a fine of only R53, his employer, Wessel van den Berg, said yesterday.
Speaking at Grand Central Airport in Midrand, ATS Helicopters chief executive Van den Bergh said according to Smyth, a fine of $Z200 000 - about R53 - was "the worst case scenario".
Smyth, 31, was expected to hear a judge's ruling in a Harare court at about 11am today.
Smyth was arrested last week for alleged fraud and immigration transgressions as he was preparing to ferry MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai to election rallies. - Sapa