President Cyril Ramaphosa Tuesday released to the public the first report (below) of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of State Capture, Corruption, and Fraud in the Public Sector including Organs of State.
The inquiry better known as the Zondo Commission or State Capture Commission was first announced four years ago and it heard oral evidence over three years. The graft inquiry cost nearly a billion rand.
In handing over the report to President Ramaphosa at the Union Buildings, Acting Chief Justice Raymond Zondo explained that it was in three volumes.
He said the first part consists of volume one on the South African Airways, volume two on The New Age newspaper, and volume three is on the South African Revenue Service/ and public procurement.
Ramaphosa said he would submit the final report to Parliament by the end of June this year or before.
The first part of the report has been published on the Presidency website. The Bulrushes has added a full copy of the report below for your convenience.
Earlier Judge Avrielle Maier-Frawley struck from the court roll an urgent bid by Democracy in Action to stop Justice Zondo from handing the inquiry report to Ramaphosa.
Handing down her ruling in the South Gauteng High Court Judge Maier-Frawley also slapped Democracy in Action with costs.
President Ramaphosa full speech on Zondo report below: