South African doctor and gospel singer, Dr Tumi together with his wife have been both arrested by the South African Police Force for fraud.

Footnotes surrounding the arrest alleges that the award winning gospel star and his wife were listed as committee members of a non-profit organization when the alleged fraud occurred.

A publication in the HAWKS NEWSPAPER also states that power couple, along with two others, submitted altered application documents to the National Lotteries Board to approve funds on projects back in 2018.

And swiftly swindled the money which is believed to sum to the total of R760 000.

Further investigation revealed that the couple together with their co-accused who has since been released on R5 000 bail each, Christopher Tshivule (46) and Thomas Ndadza (48) allegedly altered information on the documents submitted to the National Lotteries in September 2018 which resulted in the amount of over R1.5 million being transferred into a private bank account. The couple allegedly benefitted approximately R760 000 from the funds.

They handed themselves in at the Johannesburg office escorted by their attorney and were subsequently charged for fraud

The exposed partners appeared before Palm Ridge Specialized Commercial Crimes Court today and were granted bail of R3000 each. The case was postponed to 07 May 2021 for docket disclosure