De Lille lays fraud charges against DA

Swazi Observer - - NEWS -

CAPE TOWN - For­mer Cape Town mayor Pa­tri­cia de Lille has laid charges against se­nior mem­bers of the Demo­cratic Al­liance for “de­fam­ing and forged” posts on so­cial me­dia. The for­mer DA mem­ber has laid fraud charges against DA mem­bers who she says dis­trib­uted forged state­ments to dis­credit her. De Lille said the posts were dis­trib­uted on so­cial me­dia sug­gest­ing that they were from the au­di­tor gen­eral of South Africa.

She said her un­em­ployed sta­tus al­lowed her to re­flect and at­tend to im­por­tant mat­ters “such this one” of “false” al­le­ga­tions by the DA.

“I am tak­ing this ac­tion be­cause of the se­ri­ous na­ture of the fraud as well as the to­tal dis­re­gard and dis­re­spect shown to the of­fice of the Au­di­tor Gen­eral by pub­lic rep­re­sen­ta­tives.”

“I am also do­ing this be­cause I value the rights and pro­tec­tion that our Con­sti­tu­tion should af­ford our so­ci­ety and cit­i­zens, be­cause I love my coun­try and be­cause I want to en­sure that all cit­i­zens are treated equally and pro­tected by the laws that we fought so hard for.”

LAID CHARGES: For­mer Cape Town mayor Pa­tri­cia de Lille.

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