Hawks deny reports of Magashule arrest warrant

File: ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule.

File: ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule. (ANC)


JOHANNESBURG - Investigative unit The Hawks is distancing itself from an IOL report that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of ANC Secretary-General Ace Magashule.  

According to IOL, Magashule will be taken into custody for his role in the controversial Vrede Dairy Farm project.

But in a statement, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation describes the report as a malicious intent to undermine the integrity of the organisation.

IOL has also apparently spoken to Magashule who says he's 'aware' of his intended arrest.


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