MPs murder plot claims 'not credible'

2013-08-12 09:03
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Johannesburg - The source who claims that Dina Pule’s boyfriend arranged to assassinate MPs probing her for misconduct is not credible, says the police.

According to a Sunday Times report, the former communications minister’s boyfriend, Phosane Mngqibisa allegedly plotted the murders of top Parliamentary officials Ben Turok and Fazela Mohamed who were probing Pule for misconduct.

But police spokesperson Solomon Makgale told Eyewitness News that threat assessment results show that the source claiming the plot is not credible.

“There was nothing to suggest that there is a threat against the two members of the ethics committee.”

Pule was found guilty last week of lying to Parliament after dishing out foreign trips and business deals to Mngqibisa.

Makgale said the source made many “wild allegations” but could not corroborate any of them.

However, police will continue to investigate the matter.

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