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TWO women accused of stealing money from the Colombian soccer team's Johannesburg hotel rooms had previously been charged with theft, the Johannesburg magistrate's court heard yesterday.
"Jeneath Mashimbyi was previously arrested for theft at the Westcliff Hotel in Parkview and Lucky Mahlatse has a theft case pending," senior prosecutor Minka Erasmus said at the pair's bail application.
The previous case against Mahlatse would proceed once her co-accused were arrested. Whether she was legally in the country was also under scrutiny as the state believed she was a Zimbabwean citizen.
"It will not be in the interest of justice to grant the accused bail," Erasmus said.
Mahlatse had previously been arrested in Edenvale for allegedly stealing money from a hotel room.
The case was postponed to June 9. - Sapa