R80m UKZN student accommodation scam exposed

UKZN staff and former SRC officials have allegedly made R80m exploiting varsity and owners

26 March 2023 - 00:03 By Hendrik Hancke and Sakhiseni Nxumalo

A Westville police investigation has exposed an underground network extorting as much as R80m from landlords renting accommodation to students...

There’s never been a more important time to support independent media.

From World War 1 to present-day cosmopolitan South Africa and beyond, the Sunday Times has been a pillar in covering the stories that matter to you.

For just R80 you can become a premium member (digital access) and support a publication that has played an important political and social role in South Africa for over a century of Sundays. You can cancel anytime.

Already subscribed? Sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@timeslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.