They appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court, before Magistrate Sabrina Sonnenberg, facing 77 counts of fraud and one framed in terms of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act (Poca).Of the men, three are Nigerian nationals, and one a Ghanian.Earlier, SFC Mohamad Al-Saifi said the applicant should file the application via revision or appeal and not by way of habeas corpus.
However, as her mum was dead and she had no paper evidence of the gift, they were seized.
Janice is now in the process of complaining to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
“They took my life savings, including money from my mom,” she says. I was left with nothing after a lifetime of hard work.
"The magistrate's court has fulfilled the requirement under Section 4(1)(a) of Poca and it has jurisdiction to grant the 21-day remand order on March 29, which ends Tuesday," he said. Uthayakumar rebutted that he made the application as his client was denied to meet his wife, family members and counsel.
Last week Vishnu Moorthy, who worked as a salesman, filed the application to secure his release.