Dintwe launched an pressing court docket software final week claiming Fraser had allegedly sought to revoke his safety clearance and had interfered along with his features whereas he was investigating a grievance lodged in opposition to the SSA director normal.
In a press release, launched final Wednesday, Dintwe stated he would ask the court docket to place measures in place to “guarantee my private safety”, following Fraser’s “brazen and illegal actions”.
READ: Dintwe cannot be trusted with state secrets and techniques – Fraser
Dintwe stated he was looking for pressing interim reduction stopping Fraser from performing “unconstitutionally, unlawfully and [being] motivated by unhealthy religion”.
“I search a variety of declaratory and interdictory reduction on a remaining foundation referring to the powers of the director normal,” he stated in his affidavits, dated April 10.
He added that Fraser’s selections had implications for the right functioning of the workplace of the IGI, as Fraser had infringed upon its constitutional and statutorily protected independence by attempting to revoke his safety clearance.
Claims of faux signature, improperly awarded tenders
Dintwe has been investigating Fraser following a proper grievance lodged by the Democratic Alliance over the director normal’s involvement in an alleged parallel intelligence community.
READ: DA says it acted legally ‘always’ in state safety saga
In accordance Dintwe’s affidavit, Fraser has been accused of fraudulently copying the signature of then minister of intelligence providers Ronnie Kasrils between 2007 and 2008 when establishing the unlawful intelligence programme.
He’s additionally stated to have improperly awarded tenders and contracts to individuals related along with his household, and different people, via the parallel intelligence community.
Dintwe stated Fraser had been conscious that he was the topic of an investigation since Might 2017.
Metropolis Press reported over the weekend that Fraser stated he withdrew Dintwe’s safety clearance as a result of the IGI couldn’t be trusted with state secrets and techniques.
He stated he had proof that Dintwe “personally and with out authority disclosed categorized data to representatives of political events in Parliament”, particularly the DA.
Treason fees advisable
Fraser stated he would solely disclose his sources to a choose in digicam.
He added that the investigation was a political conspiracy to discredit him and the African Nationwide Congress.
“The purported investigation is malicious and on the whims of political events aimed toward discrediting me, the company and the present political management,” Fraser stated in his replying affidavit.
Jacques Pauw, in his e book The President’s Keepers, accused Fraser of operating the parallel intelligence community throughout a earlier stint on the spy company earlier than 2010.
Based on the e book, an inner SSA probe concluded that Fraser ought to be charged with treason for his position within the operating of the challenge.
Fraser initiated and oversaw the parallel intelligence community challenge as then deputy director normal of the Nationwide Intelligence Company, between 2007 and 2009.
Pauw final week instructed Information24 that Dintwe requested a letter from Pauw in early March to verify that neither he nor his workers had given Pauw the state safety paperwork. Pauw complied.
On Monday, DA chief whip John Steenhuisen launched a press release saying that the social gathering rejected Fraser’s allegations – contained in his affidavit – that it had obtained categorized data from Dintwe.
KEEP UPDATED on the newest information by subscribing to our FREE publication.
– FOLLOW News24 on Twitter