The governing party African National (ANC)’s integrity commission has requested that Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo to resign from all his duties in legislature and party.
The ANC alluded Masondo made a vacant for himself up to allegations that he abused his power after he involved the Hawks in a personal capacity.
Masondo has been accused of taking an advantage of the Hawks to arrest his mistress after she accepted a bag of cash that had been sent by the him as a trap to her.
It was said that his mistress wanted money for psychological support after she terminated pregancy of their loved one child.
The head or chairperson of the integrity commission George Mashamba said Masondo should have known that the mandate of the Hawks was to investigate corruption and organised crime.
Mashamba said Masondo, who also served as head of the ANC’s political school in the party, had brought the party in shame.
However, as the party they kindly advise him to step down from all his roles unconditional and willingly. If not, the ANC will on its won force him to resign from his roles.
According to Mashamba, it was wrong of Masondo to plot someone into criminal activities. But, it appears that he used his powers as deputy minister to get his lady arrested.