Battle for Tshwane: ANC dismisses DA's fraud charges over 'forged' signatures

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- news24.com | a month ago

The ANC in Tshwane has rubbished criminal charges laid against them by the DA, in relation to allegations of forging the signatures of at least seven of its own councillors in a bid to hold a special council sitting.

On Monday morning, the DA deputy chief whip in Tshwane, Mpho Mehlape-Zimu, laid charges of fraud against the ANC chief whip Aaron Maluleka, as well as ANC chairperson in Tshwane Dr Kgosi Maepa. Speaking to the media outside the Brooklyn Police Station in Pretoria, Mehlape-Zimu said the DA believed there was evidence of fraud.

READ: DA lays fraud charges against ANC Tshwane leaders over 'forged' signatures as council battle continues"According to our analysis and our own internal investigation, we do accept that there could be a case of fraud where the ANC is alleged to have forged at least seven signatures of their councillors," Mehlape-Zimu said.

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