Lawyer faces fraud charges

A former attorney, 42, appeared in the Grahamstown high court yesterday on charges related to the theft of R1,4million from his trust account.

A former attorney, 42, appeared in the Grahamstown high court yesterday on charges related to the theft of R1,4million from his trust account.

Vuyo Poswa, of Queenstown, was not asked to plead.

He is alleged to have misappropriated R1396278 paid to him on behalf of a client by the Road Accident Fund, between December 2000 and May 2001.

But his advocate successfully argued that the trial be postponed until tomorrow to give him time to read the docket. - Sapa

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