Bryan Habana Dad Arrest Latest: Bernard Habana Has a History of Fraud Accusations Against Him

Bryan Habana Dad Arrest Latest: Bernard Habana Has a History of Fraud Accusations Against Him

Keba Mothoagae
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:03 PM
  • Bryan Habana's father Bernard is no stranger to having a brush with the law following his arrest recently
  • Habana was arrested on Monday in connection with fraud that allegedly involves swindling money from an accuser
  • In 2018, he was accused alongside a Botswana national of a similar offence involving over R1-million

Bernard Habana's arrest on Monday is not the first time the father of Springbok rugby legend Bryan Habana has run afoul of the law.

According to a police source involved with the case, Habana was taken in after investigations implicated him in allegedly pretending to be a travel booking agent.

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Bryan Habana and his father Bernard during happier times. Image source: IOL website
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According to IOL, the case was reportedly opened in 2015 and the State would call a number of victims as State witnesses in the case against Habana. The case was opened at the Linden police station in Johannesburg when a woman alleged that she had deposited money into an account belonging to Habana and his girlfriend, identified as Mbali Mtetwa.

The article also continued that Habana was nabbed for fraud after not paying a bill at a hotel in the city. Furthermore, he was also accused by a Cape Town woman of swindling out her of R1-million.

As if that was not enough, according to SowetanLIVE, Habana Sr. and and Botswana mining tycoon Atang Sesegolo Makgekgenene were accused of swindling more than a R1-million from the director of Kwanza General Trading, businesswoman Nancy Karimi.

In 2014, News24 revealed that the former Bulls, Stormers and Toulouse flyer fell out with his dad after he found out that the former had been stealing from him.

Nasty new details emerge about Springbok star Elton Jantjies' arrest at OR Tambo International Airport

New details have emerged surrounding the arrest of Springbok player Elton Janjties yesterday at OR Tambo International Airport.

As was reported by Sports Brief, the 31-year-old NRR Hurricanes player had been travelling from Dubai to South Africa via an Emirates Airline flight, on which he caused malicious damage to property that led to his arrest. It was then revealed that Jantjies was allegedly harassing an air hostess, according to eyewitnesses.

Another article alleged that he followed the woman to a toilet, where she locked herself inside.

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