DURBAN: 11 June 2021– KwaMashu Detectives together Crime Intelligence embarked on an intelligence operation in the KwaMashu and surrounding areas and arrested two friends. The friends who posed as doctors by issuing fraudulent medical certificate will appear on Monday, 14 June 2021 in the Ntuzuma Magistrates’ Court for fraud.
Yesterday at 10:30, the police proceeded to KwaMashu P Section after receiving information about people who were issuing fraudulent medical certificates and were charging an amount of R50 per person. One of the police officers posed as a customer and approached the two suspects aged 38 and 47 who wasted no time and issued him the medical certificate.
After acquiring their service, the officer introduced himself, searched the suspects and were found in possession of several blank medical certificates from private doctors and public hospitals around the province. They were arrested and charged for fraud.