Trial date set for VBS looting case


File: Venda-based VBS Mutual Bank shot to prominence in 2016 when it lent former president Jacob Zuma R7.8-million.

JOHANNESBURG - The VBS heist trial date has been set for 12 October in the Pretoria High Court.

14 suspects accused of looting R2-billion from VBS Mutual Bank appeared in court on Monday.

READ: VBS bank heist: Bail granted to seven accused

They include top Limpopo ANC officials.

The accused face 188 charges of theft, fraud, money laundering, corruption and racketeering.


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