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Sars rogue unit probe being used for 'political prosecution', says Mathekga

South African Revenue Service (Sars) says its commissioner Tom Moyane is not going anywhere and he will not resign to resolve his public dispute with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Sars denies leaking confidential information to allegedly discredit Moyane amid a Hawks investigation into a suspected Sars rogue unit.

Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says the Sars investigation may have merits, but it is being used for the political prosecution of Gordhan.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

It's unfortunate that the tension between the Finance Minister and Sars Commissioner has come to an ultimatum of who will stay and who will go.

Ralph Mathekga, independent political analyst

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