Eastern Cape pair who allegedly married local women to foreign nationals in court

27 August 2015 - 14:24 By Asanda Nini

Two Eastern Cape women arrested this week for marrying local women to foreign nationals without their knowledge are making their first appearance at the King Williams Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday morning. The women‚ aged 45 and 27‚ were arrested on Tuesday by the Hawks after two women - one from Mount Frere and another from Cofimvaba - had laid complaints about being married to foreign nationals without their knowledge.The Mount Frere woman raised alarm after she had seen a marriage certificate from her boyfriend who is a foreign national‚ while the Cofimvaba woman was shocked after finding out she had been married to a foreign national she has never met in her life.The two arrested women‚ one of them an administration clerk at home affairs' King Williams Town offices‚ were found with blank marriage certificates and other Home Affairs equipment when they were arrested.They are charged for fraud and illegal possession of state material. – Daily Dispatch

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