12 May 2020 - NW404
Bagraim, Mr M to ask the Minister of Finance
(1)Whether any investigation was launched into the conduct of a certain person (details furnished), in relation to the unlawful deposits the specified municipality made with the VBS Mutual Bank; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether any disciplinary proceedings were instituted against the specified person; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?
1. Yes. The North West Provincial Treasury facilitated an investigation of the Municipality’s investments with VBS by certain person (details furnished). The final report is in possession of the North West Provincial Treasury.
2. The certain person (details furnished) is no longer in the employ of the Municipality. Therefore disciplinary proceedings cannot be instituted against her. A criminal case was open with the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI/Hawks) with the case reference: DPCI HO 6/01/2019.