Thulani Roy Dhlamini (23) of Emerald Hill, Harare, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzai Mugwagwa facing charges of fraud after allegedly stealing alcohol worth $87 000 from businessman Genius Kadungure’s upmarket nightspot, Club Sankayi. The court heard that between September 28 and October 14 Dhlamini bought and consumed alcohol worth $87 000. On some occasions Dhlamini had bills of $10 000, $12 000, $25 000, $4 000. However, instead of paying for his purchases, Dhlamini claimed that he was using electronic transfers to pay for his purchases and generated fake payment confirmation messages. The offence was discovered when Kadungure reconciled his bank statements with his takings.