Marizka Coetzer
Journalist
3 minute read
17 Sep 2021
7:01 am

‘I will not take this lying down’ – Niehaus vows to fight ANC dismissal

Marizka Coetzer

He said he was abruptly fired from his job after he indicated he was going to lay charges.

Carl Niehaus. Picture: Thulani Mbele

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) outcast Carl Niehaus’ future is looking dim after he was booted from the party last week. However, Niehaus said it was not over for him. “I will not take this lying down,” he said. “One doesn’t decide this lightly.” He may have cemented his position on Wednesday after he laid a criminal complaint of fraud, theft and corruption against the party and its top six executives. Niehaus said he had on record all the times he raised the issues with the ANC officials and senior management. “They said I was making a nuisance...