11 officials implicated in Beitbridge border fence irregularities to be charged

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille.
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille.
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Eleven senior public works officials will be charged this week for their role in the Beitbridge border fence fiasco which government splashed out R17 million more than what it was meant to pay.

Zara Nicholson, spokesperson for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille, told News24 the department's legal services unit referred the matter to the Office of the State Attorney to draft the charges.

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