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Safeguard Department tests organization for supposedly swelling solicitations from R3m to R15m

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Cape Town Defense Minister Thandi Modise has affirmed an examination was in progress into the claimed blowing up of solicitations by a specialist organization after they cheated the office by a huge number of rands. 


Modise said starter discoveries showed that the organization had charged the division R15 million rather than R3 million. 


She said this showed the office was cheated by R12 m, however the examinations were on-going. 


She said they have since suspended the administrations of the organization. 


DA MP Kobus Marais had posed inquiries about the organization, Maponya 911 Ambulance Service, of cheating the division and other asserted occurrences of bad behavior in shipping patients from one army installation to 1 Military Hospital in Tshwane and from Johannesburg to 1 Military medical clinic. 


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Modise said she has not yet been educated regarding this, yet the top health spokesperson and head of the SANDF have been made mindful of this. 


No, the Minister of Defense and Military Veterans isn't yet educated. Notwithstanding, indeed, the Chief of the SANDF and the Surgeon-General of the SAMHS (South African Military Health Service) have been educated regarding the particular specialist organization. A primer examination is in progress and the exploring group could at this stage follow solicitations to the aggregate sum of R15 640 487.95 paid to Maponya 911 help. The genuine sum should be R3 439 084.75 according to discoveries, which has a distinction of R12 201 403.20 as over-charging. The administrations have since been suspended with impact from March 2021. These sums must be settled awaiting additional examinations, said Modise.

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