Mafika Sihlali, head of legal services for the SABC, was suspended, the national broadcaster said, according to a report on the Sunday Times website.

Sihlali was suspended with full pay, pending a disciplinary enquiry after allegations of corruption and abuse of power were levelled against him.

“The decision to suspend Sihlali follows a comprehensive investigation commissioned by the Audit Committee of the board..,” SABC board chairman Eddie Funde said.

Click here to read the full report, posted on the Sunday Times website.