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Lebelo's lawyer refuses to give evidence at Nugent Commission

22 October 2018 1:20 PM
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SARS
Luther Lebelo
Nugent Commission of Inquiry
EWN Reporter Barry Bateman gives the latest on what is happening at the Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Sars.

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry into Sars resumed on Monday.

Sars Employment Relations head Luther Lebelo was expected to take the stand and explain why he spent nearly R1 million of taxpayers money on legal advice in order to prepare for the hearing.

READ: Judge Robert Nugent: My recommendation stands that Moyane must go

But it seems as if things have not gone according to plan. EWN reporter, Barry Bateman says earlier the commission heard from David Maphakela, the attorney who apparently received the files and R759 000.

Maphakela gave legal assistance to Lebelo.

We have heard that Maphakela has objected to giving evidence and he is challenging the commission's decision to compel him to do so.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

He reports that Lebelo has taken the stand and has given an explanation about that R759 000 bill.

What he said is that this particular attorney firm was instructed to collect the document because they dealt with the so-called rogue unit.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

Listen below to the full interview:


22 October 2018 1:20 PM
Tags:
SARS
Luther Lebelo
Nugent Commission of Inquiry

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