The Kempton Park magistrate’s court postponed a bail hearing related to a US indictment against former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang on Tuesday. Chang has been linked to $2bn of allegedly fraudulent loans that caused the country to default. Chang was arrested December 29 in SA on charges relating to the concealed debt deals, along with three former Credit Suisse bankers. He has said he will fight extradition to the US The bail hearing was postponed to Wednesday to allow prosecutors to prepare their submissions, magistrate Sagra Subroyen said. Heavily armed police in camouflage stood guard in the courtroom while he was present. Chang’s further detention is illegal due to a flawed arrest warrant, which didn’t include an extradition request, advocate Willie Vermeulen, who is representing Chang, told reporters. The prosecutor requested time to respond. Three former Credit Suisse bankers were charged in New York last week with defrauding US investors after helping arrange hidd...

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