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National Lotteries Commission Responds to SIU Raid of Kimberly Office.

Article by: Lerato Sefako

BREAKING: The National Lotteries Commission has this afternoon responded to the raid of their Kimberly Offices by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) this morning.

In the statement released this afternoon, the NLC has assured that it has been cooperating with the SIU’s investigation into the allegations of corruption and maladministration within the commission.

The management of the NLC is monitoring the developments closely and will decide on a course of action once all the facts have been made available to the commission by the SIU – NLC Statement.

NLC’s statement on the raiding of their Kimberly Office

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has this morning raided the National Lotteries Commission Kimberly office after obtaining a search and seizure warrant from the magistrates court in the district of Kimberly.

UpdateSA has been made privy to the contents of the application made by the SIU for the Search & Seizure warrant to the Magistrates Court in Kimberly.

Front page, SIU Application at the Magistrate Court in Kimberly, for a Search & Seizure warrant for the NLC Kimberly office.
Search and Seizure Warrant Obtained by SIU from Kimberly Magistrates Court.

The raid comes after the investigating unit received a tip-off from a whistle blower, alleging that there is corrupt activity taking place at the NLC Kimberly office through the fraudulent administration of grant funding processes.

UpdateSA has not been successful in its attempt to reach the spokesperson of the National Lotteries Commission Mr. Ndivhuho Mafela for a comment.

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