KWAZULU-NATAL – Hawks members from Durban Serious Commercial Crime have on Monday, 01 February 2021 arrested Sindiso Thusi (Mathaba) aged 36 who is a former teacher at Ntombiyodumo Primary School in Umzinyathi District.

Thusi allegedly submitted a false National Diploma in Education from North West University to Department of Education in Umzinyathi District, KwaZulu-Natal. She secured employment as an educator from 2011 to 2012 and the department suffered an actual loss R166 861.88.

She appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court later on Monday and the case was postponed to 26 February 2021, whilst she was released on R2000.00 bail.