Court Grants Bail To 10 For Alleged Fraud and Unauthorized Land Use
Thyolo magistrate’s court on Wednesday granted bail to 10 people who were arrested last week for alleged fraud and unauthorized use of land belonging to Mustafa Issa at Friday Layers Poultry farm in the district.
State prosecutor Ishmael Abubasit told the court that the 10, between 14 September and 31 October 2021 obtained by deceit K780, 000 from Mustafa Issa as a deceased estate compensation on pretext that they will stop using and vacate from the farm.
In her bail ruling in the jam-packed court, Senior Magistrate Assunta Maxwell, ordered the suspects to pay K100, 000 bail bonds each and provide non-cash sureties of K200, 000.
Meanwhile, Magistrate Maxwell has adjourned the case to June 1, 2022 when hearing will commence.