Four family members and the personal assistant of Durban businessman Thoshan Panday have been added to the charge sheet in the ongoing corruption matter around how the South African Police Service was allegedly captured during the 2010 Fifa World Cup through businesses belonging to him and his family.
Arvenda Panday, 69 (Thoshan’s mother), Privisha Panday, 45 (Thoshan’s wife), Seevesh Ishwarkumar, 44 (Thoshan’s brother in-law), Kaja Ishwarkumar, 37 (Thoshan’s sister), and Tasleem Rahimna, 35 (Thoshan’s personal assistant), appeared in the Durban magistrate’s court on today, 07 May 2021.
The family members are facing charges related to alleged fraud and corruption concerning the 2010 Fifa World Cup police tenders.
The presiding Magistrate, Vanitha Armu said it was in the interest of justice that all the accused were granted bail.
Arvenda, Privisha and Kaja were released on R5,000, while Seevesh and Rahimna were granted bail of R10,000.