Richard Mouamba - a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a Johannesburg businessman, and an alleged criminal mastermind - was released on R1 million bail on Tuesday. He promptly paid the amount - in cash. Mouamba was arrested on Wednesday last week, and the French government had expected him to be sent to France "immediately" to stand trial for money-laundering. It is not yet known why he was granted bail. Read more: Times Live
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