LIMPOPO- Samuel Ricardo Bila (33) was denied bail by Modjadjiskloof Magistrate Court on 15 May 2017 on a charge of alleged fraud which he is facing. His case was postponed to 23 May 2017 for formal bail application.

In July 2012, Bila allegedly opened clothing credit accounts at various shops in Limpopo and even bought a car using the names of the complainant. The matter was reported to the Hawks who conducted an intensive investigation which resulted in the arrest of the suspect in Johannesburg on 11 May 2017.

The driver’s license issued in the names of the complainant was found in his possession during the arrest. However, the investigation on the matter is still continuing.