MEDIA STATEMENT BY THE
INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY

 


CHARGES AGAINST THULASIZWE BUTHELEZI

July 1, 2005

The IFP was today informed that its Youth Brigade Acting Chairperson, Mr Thulasizwe Buthelezi, was arrested on charges of corruption.

IFP Safety and Security Spokesperson, Mr VB Ndlovu, said, "The Party is shocked by the news of the charges against Mr Thulasizwe Buthelezi. We have always stood for and strongly supported clean governance and clean business practices. We believe corruption erodes our society and should be stamped out."

"We,however, support the rule of law and the principle that a person is innocent until proven guilty. We will follow the case closely and act accordingly."

For further information contact: Mr VB Ndlovu - 083 625 0803