Pair found guilty for defeating ends of justice over stolen case docket
THE Keimoes Magistrate’s Court has convicted two men on charges of fraud and defeating the ends of justice.
Provincial Hawks spokesperson Capt Philani Nkwalase said David John Carr and Dawid Frederick Nicolaas Therion were found guilty in the wake of the disappearance of a police docket.
Therion was implicated in the docket on drunk driving charges.
Nkwalase said the docket was found in Carr’s vehicle and it was not clear when the docket was stolen from the police.
“Carr and Therion were found guilty on both charges, consequently, Carr was fined R10 000 with an alternative 18 months imprisonment for theft and nine month imprisonment for defeating ends of justice,” Nkwalase said.
“The sentence was wholly suspended for four years with stringent conditions.”
He said Therion was slapped with a fined of R7 000 with an alternative 18 months imprisonment for theft and nine month imprisonment for defeating ends of justice.
This sentence was also wholly suspended for four years with stringent conditions, he said. Nkwalase said on a separate and unrelated matter three men were also sentenced in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court this week for corruption.
“Fahad Abdul Majeed, 32, Hussnain Shar, 24, and Naaem Nasir, 29, were also sentenced for corruption.
“The trio were sentenced to each pay a fine of R10 000 with an alternative three years imprisonment,
“Majeed and Shar were illegal immigrants arrested by Home Affairs immigration officers in Kimberley,” he said.
Nkwalase said the Hawks received a tipoff from a Home Affairs immigration officer about an R8 000 offer from the suspects for their unlawful release which was to be paid by Nasir at a specified location.A trap was set and he was arrested in Kimberley.