Ramaphosa vows to have his own son arrested if he is corrupt

Ramaphosa vows to have his own son arrested if he is corrupt

- DA leader Mmusi Maimane implicated President Cyril Ramaphosa's son in an alleged corrupt payment from BOSASA

- However, Andile has since denied the allegations that he received R500k from the corruption-accused facilities firm

- President Ramaphosa also responded to allegations, adding he would personally hand him over to the cops if he was corrupt

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On Tuesday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane made damning allegations against President Cyril Ramaphosa's son, Andile.

According to Maimane, Andile received half a million rand from the corruption-accused facilities firm Bosasa.

Dispatch LIVE reported the DA leader used the Q&A to confront Ramaphosa with papers which showed money being moved from Bosasa to a trust account allegedly for Andile's benefit.

"Now Mr President‚ here‚ I hold a proof of payment that was transferred to say‚ half a million rand needs to be transferred to a trust account called ‘EFG2’ on October 18 last year," he told Ramaphosa.

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Maimane added that the money was for Ramaphosa's son and an affidavit Peet Venter signed stated he was instructed by Bosasa's head to pay R500k into the trust benefiting Andile.

The DA leader urged Ramaphosa to shed some light on the matter, adding family members could not be benefiting from corruption.

Staying true to his anti-corruption policies, Ramaphosa added if his son was guilty of any illegal act, he would personally hand him over to the cops.

“This matter was brought to my attention and I asked my son [about it] … he runs a financial consultancy business and consults for a number of companies, and one of them is Bosasa…. I asked him at close range whether this money was … obtained illegally and he says this was for a service provided, and to this end he showed me a contract, which was signed with Bosasa,” Ramaphosa said.

He added his son's business was run legally but if he was part of any corruption, he would make sure Andile was held accountable, Briefly.co.za gathered.

Andile has since responded to the accusations, rubbishing claims that he received R500k from Bosasa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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