Hours before arrest, MP Bongo was told he faces another probe

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Hours before arrest, MP Bongo was told he faces another probe

The ANC chief whip in parliament says the charges are a ‘game-changer altogether’

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It was a double-whammy week for former state security minister and ANC MP Bongani Bongo.

On the eve of his arrest by the Hawks on Thursday on charges of corruption, parliament’s joint committee on ethics informed him it was reviving a probe against him for breaching the legislature’s ethics code.

Bongo is the chairperson of the National Assembly’s home affairs portfolio committee, and the alleged ethics breach stems from the fifth parliament...

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