Three accused of corruption associated to Elliot’s R12m sports activities area

Two former senior officers from Sakhisizwe native municipality and an organization director are accused of bribery and violation of the municipal finance administration regulation referring to a 12 million rupee sports activities area challenge in Elliot.

Hawks provincial spokesman Captain Yolisa Mgolodela stated municipal supervisor Dumile Muvulane (59) and 42-year-old former challenge supervisor Nothemba Ntlantsana-Toyi have been arrested on June 30. Along with them was the director of Sky Excessive Engineering Consulting, Claudius Nhawu (32). They have been all arrested by Hawks’ critical bribery investigation unit based mostly in East London.

Mgolodela said that in 2017 and 2018 the municipality began a constructing challenge for the sports activities area.

“The challenge was awarded R12 million. It’s assumed that the tender committee named the deserving firm and handed the paperwork to the municipal director, who is alleged to have modified corporations with out giving causes to the treasury, “he stated.

Mgolodela stated the corporate Mvulane nominated elevated challenge prices by R4.9 million. The Auditor Basic flagged the appointment in pink and a grievance was filed with the Hawks in August 2019.

The trio appeared earlier than the Mthatha Specialised Business Courtroom on the day of their arrest.

“They have been launched on bail of R10 000 every. The matter is postponed to August 1 as a result of addition of different defendants who’ve but to be arrested, “she stated.

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