Maswabi disputes State claims

Mphoeng Maswabi
Mphoeng Maswabi

The Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) agent Welheminah Mphoeng Maswabi known as ‘Butterfly’ in spy circles has denied all the allegations levelled against her as her lawyer went  hunting for more evidence in South Africa.

The 46-year-old, who is facing charges ranging from financing terrorism, possession of unexplained property and false declaration of a passport has denied being signatory to any of the accounts that were alleged to have been used to transfer money that former president, Ian Khama, former spy chief, Isaac Kgosi and South African business woman, Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe are all alleged to be involved in by the State.

According to her founding affidavit, Maswabi who is also accused of having a sum of U$D390m in her personal account and having five different passports, said it is very strange that the State alleges that she has amassed so much wealth when she does not have anything to her name.

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