GEORGE NEWS - Three staff members of the Garden Route SPCA (one from the George branch and two from the Mossel Bay branch) have been suspended from their duties pending an investigation into various allegations.
Chairperson of the managing committee, Wendy Jones, confirmed the suspensions.
"The SPCA is committed to maintaining high standards. To ensure these high standards, the Garden Route SPCA (GRSPCA) committee has appointed an independent person to assess the George and Mossel Bay branches. Three staff members have been placed under suspension.
"This is a precautionary measure and none of them has been subject to a disciplinary procedure," she said.
The GRSPCA committee did not want to comment about the reasons and details of the suspensions at this stage. "We have no further comment. It is a precautionary suspension pending the outcome of the investigation."
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