DA accuses Limpopo government of 'hiding' forensic report into 539 suspicious bank transfers


- news24.com | 3 months ago

The Democratic Alliance has accused the Limpopo government of trying to "hide" a forensic report which revealed alleged widespread corruption at the Modimolle-Mookgophong Municipality, where millions of rand were siphoned off.

The forensic investigation was initiated by the DA after the party took control of the municipality from the ANC in the 2016 local government elections. READ | Forensic probe reveals litany of corruption in Limpopo's Modimolle-Mookgophong MunicipalityAt a media briefing in Polokwane on Tuesday, Mayor Marlene van Staden said the provincial government had only acknowledged the existence of the forensic report after the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) was invoked.

"We contacted the National Treasury, but they informed us the report was with the provincial government.

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