Cricket

Majola guilty on all charges

2012-10-17 18:51
Gerald Majola (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Suspended Cricket South Africa (CSA) CEO Gerald Majola was found guilty on all charges in his disciplinary hearing on Wednesday, the Eyewitness News website reported.

The charges include accepting bonuses, not properly declaring them and misconduct around the use of travel funds.

Cricket SA's lawyer Nicholas Preston said Majola was invited to appeal the charges.

“He did not appear. We will proceed with all evidence on sanctions and we will have an outcome on Friday.”

Majola last week withdrew from the disciplinary hearing, and took his case to the Labour Court instead, claiming the process which brought about the hearing was not legal.

He was referring to an independent inquiry, headed by retired judge Chris Nicholson and commissioned by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula.

The Nicholson inquiry found Majola had breached the Companies' Act by authorising R4.7m in bonuses to be paid to CSA staff without clearance from the CSA board or remuneration committee.

Nicholson also recommended Majola be suspended and given time to prepare his defence before a disciplinary hearing.

Majola had initially been cleared of any wrongdoing by the CSA board after internal investigations took place but various stakeholders, including sponsors, were not satisfied until Mbalula instigated an independent probe.


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