SANDF members suspended for alleged fraud, corruption

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The first group of SANDF soldiers has already been charged and is being sent back to South Africa.

The first group of SANDF soldiers has already been charged and is being sent back to South Africa.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on Thursday, announced the suspension of 27 members for allegations of fraud and corruption.

“The Chief of the SANDF General Solly Shoke places 27 members (19 uniformed and eight civilians) on leave on instruction who are working at the Army Support Base Limpopo in order to allow for investigation into allegations of fraud and corruption in the base,” said SANDF spokesman Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga.

“The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will continue with its endeavours to fight fraud and corruption in the SANDF.”

No further details were immediately available.