Man in court over police theft

A 43-year-old man appeared in the Welkom magistrates' court yesterday in connection with the theft of police funds.

A 43-year-old man appeared in the Welkom magistrates' court yesterday in connection with the theft of police funds.

Gareth Sieberts was granted conditional bail of R5000 . The matter was postponed to April 13 when Sieberts would appear together with Captain Karel Smith and his wife.

The three face charges of money laundering related to the "disappearance" of about R9million in police funds.

Smith, 36, from the SAPS financial office in the northern Free State is out on bail of R20000. His his wife is out on bail of R5000. - Sapa

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