PRESS STATEMENT BY
INKATHA FREEDOM PARTY


IFP INVESTIGATING ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE

Durban: February 9, 2005

The IFP's KwaZulu-Natal Spokesperson, Mr Velaphi Ndlovu, MP today responded to allegations that a mayor of an IFP-run rural Ndwedwe Municipality has committed acts of gruesome child abuse.

Mr Ndlovu said:

"These are serious allegations which the IFP will handle in a very serious manner. The IFP abhors all forms of abuse and has already set up an investigation into these allegations. Should there be any truth the IFP will act quickly and decisively in accordance with its strict disciplinary code."

Contact:
Mr VB Ndlovu - 083 625 0803