Agric Dept: Calls for lost document inquiry

2009-11-03 00:00

OPPOSITION parties in the KZN Legislature yesterday called on Premier Zweli Mkhize to act on the missing documentation in the Agriculture, Environmental Affairs and Rural Development Department.

“The IFP expressed its deep shock at the reports that documents relating to the forensic investigation into the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs and Rural Development have gone missing, which may lead to the escape of those service providers and staff implicated in acts of corruption,” said IFP MPL Mntomuhle Khawula tabling a motion in the legislature.

He said his party is suspicious that this is part of a deliberate ploy to sabotage the legal process and save the culprits.

Khawula urged Mkhize to institute a commission of inquiry into how the documents were lost.


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