Cele could delay Madonsela's Nkandla report

2014-01-31 11:33
Bheki Cele (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

Bheki Cele (Werner Beukes, Sapa)

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Johannesburg - Former police commissioner Bheki Cele has requested documents and time to respond to Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s allegations that he failed to stop wasteful spending at Nkandla, the Mail & Guardian reported on Friday.

The newspaper said it obtained a letter in which Madonsela informed Cele that the police and the departments of defence and public works had failed to "implement and apply a proper demand management process in respect of the process, the expenditure involved and value for money for the state, and the progress made on a regular basis on the Nkandla project".

Madonsela tells Cele that there was no indication that Zuma paid or was requested to pay for any of the security measures at his home.

The M&G also said that Madonsela would be meeting with the ANC on 4 February.

On 9 February, Madonsela is set to announce when she will reveal the date on which her Nkandla reported will be released.

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