The Hawks have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption against former communications minister Dina Pule.
Yesterday, DA shadow minister of communications Marian Shinn commented that it appeared the South African Police Services (SAPS) has either lost the docket or were failing in their duty to investigate the allegations.
“In both cases they have failed to give adequate feedback on exactly what they have been doing since I was informed in June that the case has been escalated,” she says.
The DA submitted an affidavit to SAPS at the Cape Town Central Police Station in May this year, requesting that it investigate the possible criminal activities of Pule, her alleged boyfriend Phosane Mngqibisa, the suspended CFO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Gugu Duda and the group CEO of the SABC Lulama Mokhobo.
“SAPS agreed to investigate the allegations, and in June 2013, Cape Town SAPS Colonel Mkhuzo confirmed that witnesses had come forward and the case had been escalated to the anti-corruption unit, the Hawks, in Cape Town,” says Shinn.