The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has noted the withdrawal of criminal charges against Mr. Roger Kebble in the Johannesburg regional court today.
SARS is informed by the National Prosecution Authority (NPA) that the withdrawal is provisional to allow for further investigation into charges of fraud against the taxpayer which is the result of alleged non-declaration of income earned. Investigations will also focus on the merits of various allegations the taxpayer made to court during previous appearances.
The provisional withdrawal of charges in no way indicates that SARS or the NPA is abandoning this matter. SARS remains confident that there is a case to be answered by the taxpayer.
SARS and the NPA are intent on pursuing the matter until it is properly resolved.
ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN REVENUE SERVICE