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Dr Tumi and his wife Kgaogelo have been exonerated

Charges have been dropped against Dr Tumi and his wife. The couple was arrested in April for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board of around R1.5 million. Today the couple was exonerated by the NPA of any wrong doings. Dr Tumi is a law abiding citizen and has so much respect for the law, this is evident in his actions. "Handing ourselves over to the police was not an admission of guilt, but was out of respect for law enforcement" said Dr Tumi after some people were questioning why he handed himself over if he was not guilty.

A press release was issued today 30 September 2021 on behalf of Wave Sounds Records by HM Entertainment for immediate publication.

" Dr Tumi and wife cleared of all charges

Renowned songwriter and gospel artist Tumisang Makweya 'De Tumi' walked out of Palm Ridge Commercial Crimes Court this morning a free man after the specialized Commercial Crime Unit dropped all charges against him and his wife Kgaogelo Makweya.

For the past few months the duo stood accused of defrauding the National Lotteries Commission of more than R1.5 million, but after representations lead by Mr O. Thovhakale of Thovhakale Attorneys of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) the prosecutors decided that Dr Tumi and his wife have no case to answer to.

In their report the NPA exonerated Dr Tumi and his wife Kgaogelo Makweya. They indicated that after they had thoroughly considered the representations taking into account the content of the case docket, the prosecutor's response to the representations as well as the facts and circumstances relevant to the case the conclusion is that the charges be unconditionally withdrawn against Dr Tumi and his wife.

Dr Tumi commented ' Due to the matter having had been sub judice, we couldn't comment on it. From the onset we maintained our innocence because we did nothing wrong. Handing ourselves of to the authorities was not an admission of guilt, but was out of respect for law enforcement agencies and to allow justice to take it's course.

This morning we are vindicated, justice has been served, we have no case to answer to. We are thankful for the support and love from our family, friends, colleagues and the public at this time. We are turning back to the time and pursuing our passions and looking forward to putting this episode behind us. God bless you all."

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Kgaogelo NPA O. Thovhakale Tumi Tumisang Makweya


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