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SANDF Was Invoiced Over R200 Million For an Unregistered Covid-19 Cuban Drug

The new auditor and general is a woman that is already in action and she has a lot of work to do as there are a number of irregularities she needs to be dealing with in her office. This time around the task that the Auditor General has been dealing with was the invoice that was charged to the SANDF that is over R200 million for an unregistered Covid-19 Cuban drug.

On Wednesday when she was speaking in authority Tsakani Maluleke has confirmed that the South African National Defence department has been charged an amount that is around R260 million for a drug that is called Heberon Interferon-Alpha-2B, apparently this is an unregistered medical drug. According to Maluleke it had been found out that R34.68 million has already been payed by the Defence department, and there is a trace of imported goods that would have came through by the 17th of August 2020.

The SANDF is also conducting its own investigation on this matter and the office of the Auditor General will also follow up on the findings made by the Defence department. According to Sunday Times, the media publication has once reported that there has been irregularities done by the military officials and that they had broke every law that is pertaining to the importation and registration of Medicines in South Africa, this means that these medicines were smuggled through inside the country.

(Source: Times Live)

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