State questions Katlholo’s conduct on Kgosi’s ‘dead file’

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The State has questioned the former director general (DG) of Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), Tymon Katlholo about his conduct after allegedly declaring former spy boss Isaac Kgosi’s file as dead. This followed Kgosi’s threats about toppling the government.

In an application, the Attorney General (AG), the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) DG Peter Magosi, DIS spokesperson Edward Robert, DIS lead investigator Jet Mafuta and former acting DCEC DG Tshepo Pilane requested for better and further particulars from Katlholo.

They want Katlholo to divulge more about the dead file and the steps he took regarding the file. The former DIS DG Kgosi and military consultancy firm Seleka Springs have been one of the prominent subjects in the file that Katlholo reportedly oversaw during his tenure.

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