Man jailed for stolen tickets

A NIGERIAN man was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted on fraud charges in the Pretoria magistrate's court on Wednesday night.

A NIGERIAN man was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted on fraud charges in the Pretoria magistrate's court on Wednesday night.

The man appeared before a specialised World Cup court.

NPA spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga said the man was found in possession of 30 stolen World Cup tickets valued at R40000.

Mhaga said 11 World Cup- related cases had been finalised countrywide, with only one acquittal, since the tournament started.

The specialised courts have heard more than 20 cases so far. - Dudu Dube

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