WESTERN CAPE -Terence John Mouton (40) appeared at the George Magistrate Court for sentencing on a charge of theft on Thursday, 03 December 2020.
Mouton attached to the TJ Mouton attorneys, received R275 209-99 into his trust account for the purchase of fixed property from his client on 24 June 2015. The funds were not payed toward purchasing the property but were instead misappropriated.
He was arrested on 24 October 2019 , pleaded guilty on the charge and he was found guilty and sentenced to five (5) years imprisonment wholly suspended for 5 years with stringent conditions.
Magistrate ordered Mouton to pay at least R55 041.99(or more) to the Attorneys fidelity Fund per year until the debt is paid in full. Furthermore , Mouton should do 16 hours of community service per month for the entire duration of the sentence and also was declared unfit to possess a firearm.