Former Sars executives off the hook as court withdraws ‘rogue’ charges
Ivan Pillay, Andries Janse van Rensburg and Johann van Loggerenberg were implicated in setting up an illegal unit to spy on taxpayers
Former SA Revenue Services (Sars) employees who were implicated in the so-called rogue unit on Monday welcomed the decision to withdraw the charges against them.
The charges against Ivan Pillay, Andries Janse van Rensburg and Johann van Loggerenberg were officially withdrawn in the high court in Pretoria on Monday. The three were accused of having set up an illegal unit within Sars — the “rogue unit” — to spy on taxpayers. Pillay and Van Loggerenberg had also been charged with contravention of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act...