An attempt to have charges of corruption against high profile KwaZulu-Natal ANC politicians dropped would be grossly inappropriate, the DA said on Thursday. "Just like anyone else accused of a crime, they must have their day in court," Democratic Alliance leader in KwaZulu-Natal Sizwe Mchunu said in a statement. "It is inconceivable that these two individuals remain in high office, particularly when all of the other accused have either retired, resigned or been dismissed." According to reports on Thursday corruption charges against KwaZulu-Natal legislature Speaker Peggy Nkonyeni and Economic Development MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu, who were implicated in the awarding of multi-million rand tenders to Intaka, may be dropped. Independent sources told the Mercury newspaper that the head of National Prosecuting Authority's commercial crime unit Richard Mrwebi was reviewing the decision to prosecute.
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