Elephant writes off ANC man's BMW X5 - report

13 June 2016 - 16:17 By Bruce Gorton

An elephant has reportedly made a sacked ANC municipal manager's life even harder after it collided with his BMW X5 on the Mica-Hoedspruit Road in Limpopo over the weekend.According to the Letaba Herald‚ the car is believed to have belonged to former Mopani municipal manager Tim Maake.Maake was fired from the municipality earlier this year after a disciplinary committee found him guilty of 18 charges‚ including gross negligence‚ gross misconduct‚ gross dereliction of duties and gross dishonesty emanating from the contravention of several sections of the Municipal Finance Management Act and Municipal Supply Chain Management Act‚ according to another Letaba Herald report.Nobody was injured in the incident. The vehicle was totalled.An elephant collided with an X5 belong to former Mopane ANC municipal boss. Even animals don't like ANC corruption pic.twitter.com/JRzprmmjgJ— Tsodiyo (@tokelonhlapo) June 12, 2016The carAccording to the Roodepoort Record‚ another elephant was spotted walking down the same road a week earlier‚ and on Tuesday five young bulls were spotted near a shopping complex, heading towards Phalaborwa.Elephants have started leaving the game reserves around the area in order to look for food - due to the drought‚ and the fact that there are too many of them...

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