- Khaya Mthethwa says that he is going to stand with Dr Tumi as he faces charges of corruption
- Dr Tumi was arrested along with his wife and released on bail for allegedly committing fraud
- Social media users dragged Khaya in the comments section for supporting Dr Tumi during this time
Mzansi entertainer Khaya Mthethwa has extended his support to Dr Tumi as he faces serious allegations of fraud. Dr Tumi and his wife Kgaogelo Makweya allegedly defrauded the National Lotteries Board R1.5 million and took home over R700 000.
Dr Tumi remained silent for most of yesterday when the news broke, but he later tweeted that the matter would be dealt with by the court.
"Thank you for your understanding and support. Love you all and wishing you a great day," said Dr Tumi.
Khaya Mthethwa replied to the tweet and said that he was going to support Dr Tumi as he goes through this. Fans were shocked about Khaya's statement online. He tweeted:
"Days are dark friends are few. I still stand with you."
Social media users reacted to Khaya's tweet and exchange with Dr Tumi. Check out the reactions below:
"Days are not dark, he switched off the lights, Surely he understands why it is becoming dark."
"They were not referring to this kind of darkness. Wena motho."
"I have been listening and watching your interviews. I was right. so damn right. You just confirmed my suspicions."
"Birds of a feather, flock together."
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Gospel artist Dr Tumi and his wife were released on bail after being arrested. Gospel singer Dr Tumisang Makweya, better known as "Dr Tumi" has been released on bail along with his wife for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board.
The couple handed themselves over to the authorities on Tuesday. The couple has been released on bail of R3 000 each. They had allegedly handed in grant applications that had been altered to get funds for projects they had planned back in 2018.
The applications were approved and this resulted in R1.5 million being transferred into a private bank account. Dr Tumi has been charged with fraud, along with his wife Kgaogelo Makweya.
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Source: Briefly News