If you’ve got proof, reveal it, Fraser. SA’s future is at stake
Why would a president keep $4m cash in their house and keep quiet when robbed?
Has Arthur Fraser, one of the country’s most controversial practitioners of espionage, set the stage for the eventual removal of President Cyril Ramaphosa — or is he simply a spy under siege, firing hot air?
Fraser this week set the proverbial cat (not quite David Mabuza) among the pigeons when he revealed that there was a $4m (R60m) cash heist at Ramaphosa’s Limpopo farm, Phala Phala, orchestrated by petty thieves and his domestic worker. It was not so much dramatic simply because the idea of a helper staging an Oceans 11 robbery against a president is jaw-dropping, but more so for the political implications.
Flowing from Fraser’s much-circulated statement, police have confirmed that they are investigating a “case of money laundering, defeating the ends of justice and kidnapping” opened by Fraser against Ramaphosa. ..