Parliament’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) says it wants lifestyle audits to be conducted on South African Police Service officials and employees of the State Information Technology Agency (Sita) as a matter of urgency. Scopa said on Wednesday it received information from Sita indicating corrupt relationships between some of Sita’s employees and service providers. The committee said it was concerned about the collusion between Sita officials and convicted Boeremag member Andre du Toit‚ which had led to Sita officials giving financial and other assistance to Du Toit while he was in prison. Members of the committee were also concerned that a junior administrator at Sita was able to register companies without disclosing this to Sita and had also done business with the state through those companies. Scopa said it had also been informed that there were Sita employees who had resigned while under investigation. It wanted details of those former officials so that they could...

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