The oldsters concerned in a 700 million tender scandal within the eThekwini Municipality are anticipated to be apprehended quickly.
That is in keeping with the Hawks after 15 houses belonging to metropolis officers and repair suppliers have been raided.
The raid that occurred is among the many ongoing investigations by the Nationwide Clear Audit Process Workforce in relation to corruption allegations within the Municipality’s Water and Sanitation Unit.
Hawks spokesperson – Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi mentioned they’ve been in a position to clutch quite a few paperwork and digital gear.
“Hopefully we will know at a really brief house of time as to what can be the subsequent step in of this investigation,” he mentioned.
“It’s not solely your huge tenders. Even your small tenders that wanted companies to be rendered as shortly as doable you’ll find that there are corporations that might be requested to bid a few of this,” Mulaudzi mentioned.
“They aren’t even on the database, they belong to the officers themselves.”
In accordance with the police, arrests are about to occur.
The municipality is in assist of the investigation.
“So inside the processes which might be being carried out we additionally conduct our personal inside processes to determine that those that alleged to be a part of any did of corruption they’re certainly delivered to ebook and they’re handled inside the institutional processes of the disciplinary course of.”