The HAWKS have today informed BLF that the case of corruption opened against President Ramaphosa has been registered and allocated an investigator; furthermore BLF has the name of the Captain assigned to the case. BLF was informed that at this stage of the investigation the case is an inquiry into the allegations which will be investigated and formal charges laid.
BLF has recommended to the police that they provide weekly updates so as to allow BLF to monitor the progress of the investigation. The case opened by BLF against President Ramaphosa is of corruption related to the CR17 donations.
BLF will also forward the investigating Officer further evidence of corruption related to the CR17 donations such as the acquisition of the Phumelela horse racing turf and betting business by the Oppenheimer family which is one of the donors to CR17 campaign.
BLF shall be monitoring this case closely. In the event the NPA doesn’t prosecute President Ramaphosa then BLF will undertake a private prosecution route.
The only way to end corruption is by starting from the top.
Issued by Black First Land First
National Coordinating Committee (BLF NCC)
2 September 2020
Black First Land First
Zanele Lwana (BLF Deputy President)
Cell: +27 79 986 7225