Dr Tumi and his wife, Kgaohelo Makweya are free as the charges against them has been dropped.
This is coming after the couple was charged with fraud after they handed themselves over to the Hawks’ office in Johannesburg in April this year.
They were accused of defrauding the National Lotteries Commission of more than R1.5 Million.
According to the statement shared by Entertainment Commentator Phil Mphela on Twitter today, the Specialised Commercial Crimes dropped all the charges against Dr. Tumi and his wife today at the Palm Ridge Commercial Crime Court.
In the statement, Dr. Tumi is quoted saying: “Due to the matter having had been sub judice, we couldn’t comment on it. From the onset, we maintained our innocence because we did nothing wrong.”
Dr. Tumi said they are grateful for the support they have received from their family, friends, colleagues, and the public. “This morning we are vindicated, justice has been served, we have no case to answer to…We are turning back to life and pursuing our passions and look forward to putting this episode behind us. God bless you all. “