Police in Bulawayo have arrested two bank tellers for allegedly stealing more than $60 000 from BancABC. Sources at the bank alleged Hloniphani Ngwenya (33) of Emganwini Suburb and Progress Moyo (26) who resides in the central business district stole $60 000 and R10 540 from BancABC, Jason Moyo Street Branch on Monday.
The duo allegedly made fictitious entries into their daily float accounts to steal the money. When the discrepancy was discovered, said a source, officials locked the duo in the bank overnight as they carried out investigations.
Police are said to have recovered about $5 600 in Moyo’s car the following morning. Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Precious Simango yesterday said Ngwenya was still in custody. Speaking to The Chronicle she said,
I can confirm we’ve arrested one of the tellers who was found with a shortfall of $55 000 and over R10 500 for theft and nothing has been recovered so far. The other teller was found in possession of $5 660 and he is out of custody as investigations are in progress.