Eskom destroying documents linked to Molefe saga, claims DA

The DA says it has reliably learnt that Eskom is in the process of destroying key documents and correspondence relating to the Brian Molefe saga.

DA MP Natasha Mazzone explains that a trusted informant at the power utility tipped the party off.

We have a very good source at Eskom who phoned us this morning to let us know that documents were being destroyed relating to the Brian Molefe saga.

Natasha Mazzone, MP and DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

Read: Gordhan catching Minister Brown in the lies behind Molefe's return

Mazzone, DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, has asked Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to intervene and investigate as a matter of urgency.

We need her to give us an undertaking that all documents will be kept safe.

Natasha Mazzone, MP and DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

The opposition party has released a statement on its website calling for the matter to be investigated to prevent any further documents from being destroyed.

Also read: Committee not convinced by Eskom's reasoning

On Tuesday, Brown and the Eskom board were grilled by Parliament’s Portfolio Committee about Molefe’s reinstatement, after it emerged that Molefe didn’t resign but was instead on unpaid leave.

Mazzone says she believes that there is still a great deal of impropriety which has yet to be exposed at Eskom.

It's in the public interest that we get to the bottom of this Brian Molefe saga as soon as possible.

Natasha Mazzone, MP and DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

We have every reason to be terribly concerned about what is happening at Eskom.

Natasha Mazzone, MP and DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises

Take a listen to her explain how the Molefe saga is allegedly linked to state capture:


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