I did not assume DCEC duty to target anyone – Katlholo

Katlholo said Magosi was also investigated for abuse of office PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Katlholo said Magosi was also investigated for abuse of office PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Former director of the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), Tymon Katlholo says he did not assume duty at the corruption-busting agency to target anyone for investigations.

The embattled Katlholo says contrary to suggestive allegations, he did not take office at the DCEC to target any particular individual but he was to address the general phenomenon of corruption irrespective of who was involved. Responding to the State for further particulars, Katlholo who was surrounded by controversy leading to his suspension last year June and subsequent dismissal from duty for allegedly daring to investigate the DIS boss, Peter Magosi, he said he did not see any relevance in naming prominent persons that were investigated during his tenure.

“No particular individual was targeted during my tenure.

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