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President Cyril Ramaphosa  Photo: GCIS
President Cyril Ramaphosa Photo: GCIS

"Fit and proper" - this is how President Cyril Ramaphosa considered the person who would four years later place him in the biggest political predicament of his presidency.

Former director-general at the State Security Agency and former commissioner of correctional services Arthur Fraser opened a kidnapping and money laundering case against Ramaphosa, Presidential Protection Unit head Major-General Wally Rhoode, and Crime Intelligence members for allegedly concealing a burglary at Ramaphosa's Phala Phala farm in February 2020.

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