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Naughty Strawberry Photo Gets Mayor in Trouble

South African mayor investigated over randy texts to deputy
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2013 2:35 PM CST
Naughty Strawberry Photo Gets Mayor in Trouble
You don't want to think too hard about why we picked this picture.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Police are investigating a South African mayor over allegations that he sent pornographic images to his deputy—including one of his penis covered in cream (whipped, we assume) and topped with a strawberry, the Independent reports. Cederberg municipality mayor Jonas White also allegedly offered to take deputy Lorna Scheepers on a private trip for two to the beach-filled city of Durban on the taxpayers' dime.

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White's party has confirmed that it is also investigating the allegations, but a spokesperson for White says the mayor "does not recall sending inappropriate messages to any of the citizens in the municipal area in his official capacity." (Read more South Africa stories.)

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