FREE STATE – Mathabo Margaret Van Heerden (38) has been arrested for allegedly applying for a post at the South African Police Service with a fraudulent matric certificate.
The accused appeared before the Ficksburg Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 03 September 2021 where she faced charges of fraud and uttering.
“She was arrested on Friday in the early hours of the morning by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation Based in Bloemfontein. Her arrest stems from the incident which took place on Friday, 25 September 2020 where Van Heerden submitted fraudulent matric certificate for a constable position at the South African Police Service (SAPS)”, said Captain Christopher Singo
“The matter was then reported to the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation for further investigation which culminated to the arrest of Van Heerden.”
The case against Van Heerden has been remanded to Monday, 06 September 2021and the accused was released on warning.
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