After being caught using a passport under the name Lebogang Ndlovu, a Bangladeshi national has pointed fingers at corruption.
A big clean-up effort by the Department of Home Affairs has revealed that the Bangladeshi had previously asked for asylum in 2015. He is claimed to have lived in Kimberly, the Northern Cape province.
In an appeal to South Africans, Minister Aaron Motsoaledi urged individuals to value their papers rather than sell them to the highest bidder.
"Serious" security violation for the Republic: Sunday World reported last month that the Department of Homeland Security's senior brass drafted an explosive report that revealed how far the recently discovered phony passport network had penetrated the department.
Thirteen foreign nationals and thirteen South African citizens are part of a criminal network that spans the provinces of Gauteng, Limpopo, Kwazulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape, and the Western Cape.
and Mpumalanga – used corrupt officials to get a foothold in Home Affairs.
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