The Treasury of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC) has been placed under administration.
This follows the findings of a Commission of Inquiry set up last year to probe mismanagement of funds at the MJC.
The report, dated 11 June 2022, came to light six months later.
It concluded that more than half-a-million-rand that is unaccounted for in the MJC’s 2021 financial records.
The Commission found that there are serious concerns about MJC President, Sheikh Irfaan Abrahams’ ability to remain in office, it also found gross negligence on the part of the MJC’s Treasurer, Moulana Fadhil Emandien, and that the first deputy president, Moulana Khaliq Allie had failed in his constitutional duty as head of the Treasury.
In a statement, the MJC says that disciplinary processes have been instituted against those implicated in the report.
This process is reportedly being chaired by an external legal professional.
The MJC also says that it did not receive any Covid-19 money.