Mining ‘billionare’s’ case postponed


THE case against South Africa’s ’youngest billionaire’ was postponed in the Orlando Magistrate’s Court today (May 24), said police.


Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said Mandla Lamba would appear again on June 8 when he was expected to bring a formal bail application, Lamba faces 15 charges of fraud, theft and culpable homicide related to a 2007 car accident in which two people died.


He was arrested on May 10 at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg.


Lamba claims to a have become a billionaire at the age of 25 from interests in gold, diamond and manganese mining.

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