Angelo Cysman (40), a plant operator employed by Eskom in Atlantis briefly appeared at the Atlantis Magistrate Court on 28 December 2022 for allegedly stealing diesel worth R500 000-00.
This comes after his arrest on Friday, 23 December 2022.
Cysman was arrested whilst at home during his suspension.
Through internal investigations, it was established that the plant operator permitted a vehicle to collect the stolen diesel from the site in lee way he declared the diesel tanker empty and that all diesel has been offloaded, whereas it was not.
Internal investigation was conducted by Eskom and the Hawks’ Crimes Against the State team based in Bellville arrested the plant operator a month after Eskom laid a complaint for the theft of diesel.
The matter has been postponed to 24 February 2023 for further investigation and was released on R50 000.00 bail
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