Dr Tumi Breaks His Silence Following Him And His Wife’s Arrest. Twitter was in a frenzy when fraud allegations were made against Gospel giant Dr Tumi and his wife. Dr Tumi And His Wife were allegedly charged with Fraud and handed themselves to the Hawks’ Johanesburg office. one thing we can say is that the medical doctor has managed to keep his cool throughout the outrage that has been happening on social media.
Taking to twitter, the singer revealed that he has been advised by his legal team to not speak about the matter as it is an ongoing investigation. He also added that he is grateful for public’s understanding of him not being able to address the scandal because of how sensitive.
“Good day fam. Hope you all are well. We also are good. As per legal advice, kindly note that we won’t be commenting on the current media reports, as the matter is before the courts. Thank you for your understanding and support. Love to you all and wishing you a great day.” he said.
In a media statement, Hawks spokesperson Capt Ndivhuwo Mulamu confirmed that indeed the couple did get arrested saying they received R760 000 from the R1.5 million of funds.
“The couple allegedly benefited approximately R760,000 from the funds. They handed themselves in at the Johannesburg office escorted by their attorney and were subsequently charged for fraud.” Malamu said.
The Gospel Star and his wife were released On R3000 bail each by the Commercial Crimes Court in Palm Ridge on Tuesday. .According to the Daily Sun publication, Dr Tumi real name Tumisang Makweya and his spouse Kgaogelo Makweya were listed as committee members for a non profit organization and handed in fraudulent grant applications to the National Lotteries board in 2018 for the approval of funds for a project.