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The ANC MP is charged with corruption, but is co-operating with the process, with the ANC and DA both believing the law should take its course

ANC MP and f was back in parliament on Tuesday, days after being arrested by the Hawks and charged with corruption.

He said those who “watched their television” knew he was called by the national director of public prosecutions to appear in court on Thursday on allegations of bribery. DA MP Joe McGluwa responded by reminding those present that the DA had “strongly appealed for you not to be elected as the chair” of the committee earlier in 2019. McGluwa said, however, that the DA believed in the rule of law and that it should take its course.“We take note of the announcement by the ANC that defended you and said it will not act. It is for the party and its right to do so. We want to wish you well so that we can hear the truth in this serious matter,” McGluwa said.

was appointed as evidence leader into the inquiry by the standing committee of public enterprises into the affairs of state-owned entities .

 

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