A school admin clerk is on the run after stealing a massive amount of money at Maqhawe Combined School in Nkomazi.
Police in Tonga are looking for a female suspect believed to be in her twenties in connection with the theft of money.
Authorities said it was discovered on Friday 24 June 2022, that the suspect, who was employed as an Administration Clerk at the said school made off with an undisclosed amount of money which was collected from learners for an educational trip. The suspect was apparently tasked with collecting money from the learners.
On the day the learners were left stranded after she (suspect) failed to show up. They tried to contact her but were unsuccessful as her phone was switched off. A search conducted to locate her was also unsuccessful as it was revealed by her landlord that she had also moved out of her rented house.
A case of theft has been registered at the police station in the area. Police are requesting anyone with information that will assist in the case to contact the police.