LIMPOPO: The lawyer said the politician was not the only one arrested, and they will be appearing in court alongside seven more other accused in the matter.
Limpopo ANC Provincial Treasurer Danny Msiza and former ANC youth league leader Kabelo Matsepe and 6 others accused were this morning served with warrants of arrests for their alleged role in the VBS scandal.
The Sunday World reveal that members of the Hawks had this morning descended to the two politicians and businessman homes to make arrests, but were allegedly informed that the two suspects were willing to hand themselves over to the police.
According to the Sunday World, Matsepe’s lawyer Jannie Kruger from BDK attorneys confirmed that they received a call from the Hawks informing them about the warrants of arrest issued against their client.
“I haven’t seen the warrant of arrests, but we were informed this morning that they want to arrest them. We will be appearing in court tomorrow,” said Kruger.
The lawyer said the politician was not the only one arrested, and they will be appearing in court alongside seven more other accused in the matter.
Kruger said he could not comment about a morning visit by the Hawks to his client’s home.
The two Limpopo ANC politicians will face charges of violating the Public Finance Management Act by allegedly forcing Limpopo municipalities to invest millions of rands with the collapsed VBS bank.
Matsepe, according to Advocate Terry Motau’s report was believed to have earned R35 million for doing consulting work for the VBS bank.