Former Correctional Commissioner Arthur Fraser said Wednesday he had filed criminal charges against President Cyril Ramaphosa.
“The charges relate to the theft of millions of dollars (over $4 million) at the premises hidden at the President’s Phala Phala farm in Waterberg, Limpopo by criminals conspiring with his domestic worker,” Fraser said in a statement.
He provided details of the charges and supporting evidence, including photos, Bank accounts, video footage and names are included in his statement, which was filed with Rosebank Police Station. Fraser said the charges he had filed included failure of justice, kidnapping suspects, questioning them on his property, and bribery.
“The President exposed the crime to the SA police and/ or the SA financial authorities (Sars) and then paid the culprits for their silence.
“The evidence I have presented shows that the burglary took place on February 9, 2020.”
< p>Fraser said the President’s behavior violates, among other things, the Organized Crime Prevention Act and the Prevention and Control of Corrupt Activities Act.
“I trust that the police and law enforcement agencies will investigate this matter without fear or favour.
“I also trust that the President will take the nation into his confidence and accept or deny that the events described in my affidavit b writing, occurred on his property,” Fraser said in a statement.
< p>TimesLIVE has reached out to Ramaphosa’s office for comment. The article will be updated as soon as a comment is received.
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