• Sam Mshungu to remain in prison without a bail

    Sam Mshungu to remain in prison pending bail application and if we are to take into account that a valid citizenship which form basis of his criminal prosecutions play a critical role in light of bail application, he is unlikely to get bail.

    Mshengu, who rose to notoriety following Durban July 70 luxury cars convoy of supercars, was arrested by the Hawks in Emalahleni on Sunday. Daily Afrika reported earlier.

    He appeared in the Witbank Magistrate Court on Monday facing charges of fraud, corruption, the possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and Contravention of the Immigration Act.

    Sam Mshungu gifted his girlfriend a brand new G-Wagon. Picture Instagram

    His convoy of luxury cars stole the spotlight at the Durban July.

    Mshengu set out to “shut down” the N3 ahead of his trip to the event with a convoy apparently had 72 cars, with at least 10 cars owned by him.

    Spokesperson for the Hawks in Mpumalanga Dineo Sekgotodi says Mshengu will appear for a formal bail application on Friday.

     

    Sam Mshungu’s Trucks

    “The case against Sam Chabalala (which the Hawks say was the surname on his ID at the time of his arrest), known as Sam Holdings, aged 23, appeared before the Witbank Magistrates Court on Monday 9th September 2019 facing charges of fraud, corruption, possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition and contravention of Immigration Act.

    “The case is postponed to Friday 13 September 2019 for formal bail application. The suspect remanded in custody.”

    Mshungu reportedly owned about 63 long haul trucks and 25 luxury cars.

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