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northwestprovinceANA reports that the North West health department has officially suspended, with immediate effect, five officials who allegedly defrauded the Klerksdorp/Tshepong hospital complex of more than R1.2m from May to November this year.  

The department said on Sunday that their suspected criminal activities were detected during the course of last week and have been reported to the Klerksdorp police.  North West health MEC Magome Masike reassured the public that the matter would be properly investigated by the relevant state authorities and decisive action would be taken against whoever was found to be on the wrong side of the law.  The department reiterated its anti-corruption stance and warned its officials that engaging in criminal activities would result in possible imprisonment and immediate dismissal from the public service.

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