NW health portfolio committee lays charges against premier


RUSTENBURG – The North West Health and Social Development Portfolio Committee has laid corruption charges against Premier Supra Mahumapelo, his finance MEC, the provincial head of the health department and a private ambulance services company.

On Thursday morning, the Hawks raided Mahumapelo’s office following investigations into R160-million suspected fraud, corruption and maladministration.

The Hawks seized several documents during the raid on various offices.

On Friday morning, the provincial portfolio committee laid charges against Buthelezi EMS, a private ambulance service contracted with the North West government.

Provincial health head of department Thabo Lekalakala and Finance MEC Wendy Nelson also face charges.



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