SABC News - Corruption Watch launches bid to set aside arms deal inquiry report:Tuesday 18 October 2016

Corruption Watch launches bid to set aside arms deal inquiry report

Tuesday 18 October 2016 09:38

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The Commission investigated allegations of corruption into the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal.

The Commission investigated allegations of corruption into the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal.(SABC)

Corruption Watch says the Arms Procurement Commission should not be allowed to get away with what it terms its constitutional failures in carrying out its mandate.

The organisation together with the Right2Know campaign have lodged an application in the High Court in Pretoria to request that the findings of the commission be set aside.

The Commission investigated allegations of corruption into the 1999 multi-billion rand arms deal.

Corruption's Watch's Leigh Ann Govansamy says, “Presumably those accountable for taking the decision will have to account during this investigation and post investigation if the court makes such a finding.”

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