Minister's R10-million home paid for with "spy project" money

Minister's R10-million home paid for with "spy project" money

A "top secret" spy project used R10-million from the State Security Agency’s (SSA) funds has resulted in Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, the Minister of State-Security, receiving a multi-million rand mansion.

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She had rejected the first house she was offered due to faulty wall plugs and water damage. This led to her negotiating for the purchase of a house in Waterfloof, Pretoria.

Briefly.co.za learned that she allegedly signed off the R10-million required to buy the house and used the agency's slush fund according to thesouthafrican.com .

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Her house allegedly had a rather exobitant series of minimum requirements such as a six-car garage, five living rooms and four bedrooms.

She was appointed Minister of Security in February this year and had previously worked as a Member of the Limpopo Legislature and MEC for Agriculture in the province.

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The allegations fly in the face of promises that she made to stop corruption within the SSA.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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