EASTERN CAPE – Litho Raymond Kutase (48) appeared briefly in the Queenstown Magistrate Court for alleged fraud on Friday
Kutase a former employee of the Department of Health in Queenstown, is accused of having used a government issued fuel card during April and May 2012 to purchase fuel for his private vehicles and other related goods. He also claimed for official trips with his private vehicle, when in fact he travelled as a passenger in a government vehicle.
The Hawks Commercial Crime Investigation has revealed that Kutase allegedly cost the state over R10 000 through fraudulent means.
Kutase who is now an Operations Manager in Cape Town at the same departmwnt, has been charged with 28 counts of fraud. He is out on a warning pending his next appearance on 02 October 2020.