student got $ 1 million from Student Aid Program by mistake

A South African girl will be brought to trial in London on Monday for a $ 1 million bailout for her part.

Sibongel Mani received the sum from the National Student Financial Aid Program (NSFAS) in June and spent $ 63,000 to buy expensive clothes and smart phones and set up concerts, according to the South African channel ENCA.

A student at the Walter Sisulu University in Eastern Cape, she appeared before the court on charges of theft. Last year she received a monthly financial aid from the National Student Financial Aid Program, which helps impoverished poor students, but was mistakenly awarded $ 1 million in June, Start spending from it.

The discovery of the error took three months, and the rest of the money was recovered from Mani’s bank account. Mani was granted conditional release and her trial is resumed today.

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