South Africa: Patricia De Lille Off the Hook From DA, but May Now Face Criminal Charges

Analysis – The deal brokered between outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and the DA, which will see her leave office with the party’s disciplinary charges against her withdrawn, still stands. But the Cape Town City Council is now referring De Lille to the police to face possible criminal charges as a result of a report implicating her in the cover-up of fraud and corruption. Cue the theme tune to ‘The NeverEnding Story’.
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