Cre­ate a 'spe­cial jail' for the cor­rupt, - Makhura

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JO­HAN­NES­BURG - Gauteng Pre­mier David Makhura says those im­pli­cated in state cap­ture should be thrown into a “spe­cial jail”.

“Two weeks ago, I vis­ited Brazil. It has a spe­cial prison for all those who are cor­rupt. We must build one sim­i­lar prison.”

Makhura was ad­dress­ing thou­sands of COSATU and SACP mem­bers who marched on his of­fice on Wed­nes­day against state cap­ture.

But while the ad­dress by Makhura, who is also Deputy Chair­per­son of the ANC in Gauteng, res­onated with the crowd, he omit­ted to re­veal the pos­si­ble can­di­dates for that prison.

“I am not cap­tured. They tried and I re­fused to be cap­tured.”

Without men­tion­ing the Gupta fam­ily by name, Makhura told the cheer­ing crowd that a failed at­tempt had been made on him and mem­bers of his gov­ern­ment.

In an ap­par­ent en­dorse­ment of the COSATU and SACP cam­paign, Makhura said “state cap­ture war­ranted the at­ten­tion of us as lead­er­ship of gov­ern­ment and al­liance part­ners”. He said every­one in gov­ern­ment had to deal with cor­rup­tion and over­come it. While Makhura was given 14 days to re­spond to the de­mands, he as­sured the marchers that their copy of de­mands was go­ing to reach the of­fice of Pres­i­dent Ja­cob Zuma be­fore noon on Wed­nes­day.The Star

AR­REST THEM: Gauteng Pre­mier David Makhura ad­dresses thou­sands of COSATU fol­low­ers who marched, along with SACP mem­bers, in protest against cor­rup­tion.

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