PRASA employee denied bail

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga

A 36 year old manager at Passenger Rail Agency of SA , Elsburg depot was denied bail on Thursday by the Germiston Magistrate Court . Pontsho Moyo was arrested over a week ago for alleged theft of PRASA assets from the agency’s premises. 

Moyo allegedly ordered the assets to be taken to the premises of Edgar Gumede (45), a former employee of PRASA running his own rail equipment supply company.

However, Gumede was granted bail of R40,000 with strict conditions. He is ordered not to leave the country or interact with state witnesses.  PRASA is pleased with the decision and views the  judgement as an important milestone in the fight against the theft and vandalism of the agency’s infrastructure.

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