Customs Updated:
31 Jul 2017

Sars Media Statement - Rebuilding Internal and Public Confidence

PRETORIA, 02 October – The Commissioner Customs, Edward Kieswetter, has committed to the important work of rebuilding internal and public confidence in Sars. Accordingly, following interactions and information exchanged between Sars and Ms Mmamathe Makhekhe-Mokhuane and Mr Luther Lebelo, respectively, through their legal representatives, it has been concluded that:

Sars and Ms Makhekhe-Mokhuane and Mr Lebelo, respectively, should, and have agreed to, end the employment relationship with immediate effect.

Sars will not proceed with further actions against Ms Makhekhe-Mokhuane and Mr Luther Lebelo in pursuance of allegations against them respectively.

Story by: Riaan de Lange