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Moeti’s wife jailed for theft

Matshidiso ‘took sheriff’s phone’ in row over money

- By Aubrey Mothombeni mothombeni­a@sundayworl­ money was returned, she was going to keep his phone. The same officer revealed that Oosthuizen blocked the phone with the network provider after realising that Matshidiso was not playing games, and he als

Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana legend John Moeti’s wife, Matshidiso, was busted by Midrand police for theft, and detained for two nights in police cells without bail.

This comes after she allegedly stormed into the sheriff’s office in Midrand during a meeting and ran away with an iphone belonging to one of the sheriffs.

In dramatic scenes Moeti’s wife allegedly resisted arrest, allegedly stating that her business was not with the police, but with the sheriff.

According to police statements, the incident happened on Tuesday afternoon at the Sheriff’s Offices at Halfway House in Midrand, and Matshidiso refused to get into the police car after they arrested her.

An officer close to the case revealed that she instead demanded to drive her car to the station, where she also refused to step out of the car, leaving the police with no choice but to use force to get her out of the car.

These details are contained in police statements deposed with the police by CJ Oosthuizen, the [complainan­t] and officers who witnessed the incident at the station.

The entire drama allegedly happened after Moeti’s wife had an argument with Oosthuizen over money he was to recover on her behalf.

According to a police official close to the case, Matshidiso had complained that she had been owed money for long and allegedly told the sheriff that until her

She refused to get into the police car after being arrested

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