BOGUS DENTIST APPEARED IN POLOKWANE COURT

BOGUS DENTIST APPEARED IN POLOKWANE COURT

A 42-year-old man, Chihoho Taurai, who is a Zimbabwean national appeared briefly in Polokwane Magistrates’ Court. It is alleged that Taurai was found practicing as a Dentist, while not registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). The accused was working at a medical practice registered in Polokwane. As a result, he contravened section 17(1) of the Health Professions Act, 56 of 1974. He was also charged with illegal immigration Act. Members of the public are encouraged to report all suspected illegal practices by unregistered persons.

The matter was postponed to 15 June 2023, for further investigations, and the accused will remain in custody.

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