Former councillor speaks out on Estina dairy farm

Sitting in the Phumelela Council in 2012 was Doctor Radebe who raised a red flag about who would actually walk away with the money. Video: eNCA

VREDE, Free State - The lid has been blown off just how much money could have been looted from the Gupta-linked Estina dairy farm project if the whistle hadn’t been blown back in 2013.

The National Prosecuting Authority’s Asset Forfeiture Unit has obtained a preservation order to seize R220-million that the court determined is proceeds of crime.

Sitting in the Phumelela Council in 2012 was Doctor Radebe who raised a red flag about who would actually walk away with the money.

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Radebe says that at the time, in presenting the project to council, the then Free State Agriculture MEC Mosebenze Zwane -- now Mineral Resources Minister -- guaranteed R400-million to the project.

But, that wasn’t all.

* eNCA's Michael Appel spoke to a former councillor from the Phumelela Municipality who says he tried to stop it all. Watch the full report in the gallery above.

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