Storm over illegal diversion of funds to DIS
source: Sunday Standard
by Sunday Standard Reporter
A query raised by the Auditor General on how the DIS (Directorate of Intelligence and Security Services) was allowed to draw money from the National Disaster Relief Fund is expected to cause a storm in parliament next week when the Public Accounts Committee report is tabled and debated by Members of Parliament.
Sunday Standard can confirm that by the time it was established, DIS was not budgeted for.
Because they had no money with which to start the project those who were tasked with setting up the directorate turned to the National Disaster Relief Fund from where they drew at least P16 million.
This has not gone down well with the Auditor General and the [continue reading]