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14 Dec 2017 17:55
The Helen Suzman Foundation and Magda Wierzycka say they have jointly approached the Pretoria High Court to recover the several billions of rands lost to corruption at Eskom.
The foundation and Wierzycka saw their actions as necessary in the “absence of action” by relevant organs of state and law enforcement agencies.
“Relief is also sought for the failure to report these instances of corruption, as required under the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004.”
Press Release From Helen Suzman Foundation and Magda Wierzycka by Christine Rupiah on Scribd
The application also seeks to not only recover money from Eskom, but those involved with in alleged corrupt dealings in the parastatal from members of the National Executive to the Gupta family and their associate businesses.
The court action is not only to account fully for all funds and benefits they acquired through state capture, but to return those unlawful amounts to either Eskom or the state.
The filed application relates to the following allegations of corruption:
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