Hlongwa faces the law

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Brian Hlongwa. Picture: Johnny Onverwacht
Brian Hlongwa. Picture: Johnny Onverwacht


Almost a decade after a Special Investigating Unit (SIU) report exposed corruption worth more than R1 billion at the Gauteng health department, law enforcement agencies are finally gearing up to visit former health MEC Brian Hlongwa and his wife Joeline.

The agencies are also going after Hlongwa’s friend and benefactor Richard Payne, who is alleged to have fled to Mauritius. City Press has learnt that the officers have already met with Interpol and extradition processes are under way.

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