Zimbabwean couple allegedly fake husband's death to claim GHC2.5m life insurance in the UK

Zimbabwean couple allegedly fake husband's death to claim GHC2.5m life insurance in the UK

- Zimbabwean man, Bekezela Bhebhe, and his South African wife, Thulile, are in trouble after reportedly trying to commit insurance fraud

- Bekezela, 52, allegedly faked his own death so his 49-year-old wife could claim £400,000 (about GHC 2.5 million) life insurance reward

- His wife already admitted to the crime and would be tried in court

A number of people sign up for insurance so as to secure their future from unforeseen circumstances.

However, some people try to claim their insurance reward through fraudulent means.

Zimbabwean couple allegedly fake husband's death to claim GHC2.5m life insurance in the UK

Bekezela and Thulile Bhebhe Photo source: Central News

YEN.com.gh has gathered that an African couple, Bekezela and Thulile Bhebhe, based in the United Kingdom, are facing a possible jail term for committing insurance fraud.

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According to Daily Mail, Bekezela, faked his own death between August 1 and September 30, 2016.

This was to ensure that his wife could get the almost GHC2.5 million reward in life insurance

The prosecutor, Julian Pozimski, revealed that if found guilty of the crime, Bekezela, could face up to five years in prison.

Thulile, who admitted to the crime at a court hearing, would be sentenced after her husband’s trial has been concluded.

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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported the story of a young man has taken to his Facebook profile call out an Uber driver after he mistakenly transferred the huge sum of one million naira which translates into over 13,000 cedis to the driver's account.

According to the young man, after realising his mistake, he contacted the driver who after some back and forth admitted that he had received the money and promised to transfer it back.

But after some time tossing him, the driver refused to return the money and even stopped picking his calls.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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