Carel Boshoff, leader of Orania, accused of theft and corruption

Carel Boshoff, leader of Orania, accused of theft and corruption

- The leader of the Orania Movement, Carel Boshoff, is battling against allegations of corruption

- Boshoff is accused of illegally purchasing a Mercedes-Benz and awarding himself a massive salary increase

- Sarel Roets, OM’s vice-president, said the allegations would be discussed at a community forum in May

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Carel Boshoff faces a long list of allegations against him, ranging from corruption to mismanagement.

The leader of the Orania Movement (OM) has been accused of purchasing a Mercedes-Benz illegally as well as awarding himself a whopping salary increase of 45%.

The vehicle, worth R102 000, has reportedly been transferred to the OM.

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Beeld reported that the accusations would be discussed by the community forum in May, as confirmed by OM vice-president, Sarel Roets.

Boshoff has also been accused of arranging irregular overseas trips, a loan taken out against the growth fund and mismanagement on the whole.

The OM is an Afrikaner settlement established in the Northern Cape. understands that the substantial increase was due to an increase in the list of responsibilities.

However, Boshoff’s management of the OM’s growth fund has also now been questioned.

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According to Roets, there are many holes in the allegations and that they largely stem from personal problems among members.

The community forum will make the decision on whether a private legal team should be retained to look into the allegations.

Boshoff seems at peace with the situation and feels that people in power are often a target for allegations.

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