STATEMENT ISSUED BY TOMMY ABRAHAMS, MP
UDM SPOKESPERSON ON TRANSPORT
in the granting of licences and other problems in the functioning of the Civil
Aviation Authority serve further to erode confidence in the manner in which
things are done in our country.
The UDM calls on the Minister of Transport to put his foot down. Suspect members
of the Board of Directors, like Trevor Abrahams, should immediately be suspended
pending a thorough independent investigation.
If evidence is found that allegations that have been made are true, the culprits
will not only be guilty of corruption. Charges of murder should be a strong
A "pilot" who has to resort to buying a licence in all probability
cannot fly - and certainly will take passengers on their last trip at some time
or other. In such transactions, the buyer and the seller can be regarded as
UDM SPOKESPERSON: TRANSPORT
083 448 4924
17 May 2000