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Dr Tumi and wife cleared of all charges

Tumisang Makweya “Dr Tumi,” a well-known singer and gospel performer, walked out of Palm Ridge Commercial Crime Court this morning a free man after the Specialised Commercial Crimes Unit dismissed all charges against him and his wife Kgaogelo Makweya.

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

Dr Tumi turned to social media to announce that the accusations against them have been dropped at the Palm Ridge commercial criminal court.

“Morning fam. The beauty of the truth is that it can’t be changed. Today we were exonerated of any wrongdoing!!!,” he wrote.

In his statement on Thursday, Dr Tumi went on to express his and his wife's relief at the matter having finally ended and thanked family, friends and fans who supported them through the ordeal

The award-winning gospel artist said he will be resuming work now that this is all behind him.

“We are turning back to life and pursuing our passions and look forward to putting this episode behind us. God bless you all,” he said.

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NPA National Prosecuting Authority Palm Ridge Commercial Crime Court Tumi Tumisang Makweya

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