Former Bulls high performance manager, Xander Janse van Rensburg, has been found guilty and sentenced after the union brought criminal charges against him for fraud and theft.
The criminal case against Janse van Rensburg was concluded on Friday and he was found guilty on 13 counts of fraud. He was handed a three-year prison sentence, effective immediately, and an additional five-year sentence, which was suspended for five years.
On the 14th charge filed against him, Janse van Rensburg was sentenced to an additional two years imprisonment also suspended for two years, for theft.
Janse van Rensburg was additionally ordered to repay R509 000 to the Blue Bulls company of which R200 000 was said to have been paid on Friday.
Janse van Rensburg’s conviction comes after the Bulls launched a forensic investigation into his fraudulent activities and the findings of the internal forensic investigation provided sufficient evidence against him for criminal charges to be brought.
It’s reported that a plea agreement was struck between the state and Janse van Rensburg, who pleaded guilty all counts against him.