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DA wants SIU to probe ‘ANC housing corruption in Seshego’

01 June 2016 - 11:03 By TMG Digital

The “complete inaction by the South African Police Service” has prompted the Democratic Alliance (DA) “to request that the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) in Polokwane investigate African National Congress (ANC) housing corruption in Seshego”. The party’s provincial leader‚ Jacques Smalle‚ said this follows “the illegal eviction of residents in the area to accommodate an ANC councillor's close cronies and friends”.“This corruption steals opportunities from poor South Africans. It is unfair and must be stopped so that all residents can benefit from quality service delivery‚” he said.“The DA is proceeding with this complaint following the complete inaction by the South African Police Service following the laying of criminal charges. It is disappointing that the police service has sat on their hands when there is such a clear abuse of power by the governing party.”In December‚ the DA laid a charge of intimidation against an ANC ward councillor in Seshego after he allegedly had the power supply to the home of “an activist of ours…to spite her for crossing from the ANC to the DA”.It also raised concerns about alleged police inaction at the time.– TMG DigitalRental units housing project has been handed over to #Seshego residents and .@PlkMunicipality> http://t.co/c4IOWaopiepic.twitter.com/uslQlzIRCw— PolokwaneReview (@PolokwaneReview) June 25, 2015async..

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