May 28, 2022

Sekororo News

A news site keeping you updated on what's happening in Ga-Sekororo and surroundings

COMPANY DIRECTOR AND ACCOMPLICES IN THE DOCK FOR DEFRAUDING LEPELLE NKUMPI MUNICIPALITY

1 min read

Five (5) suspects aged between 36 and 54 appeared in the Lebowakgomo Magistrate’s Court on 17 March 2022 for alleged fraud at Lepelle Nkumpi Municipality. The suspects who include the company Director, former Ward Councillor, former Municipal Project Manager, Municipal Senior Manager for Technical Services and company Quantity Surveyor were arrested by the Hawks joint team ( Serious Corruption Investigation and Serious Commercial Crime Investigation) during a takedown operation on Wednesday 16 March 2022 in Lebowakgomo and Polokwane.

 

It is alleged that in 2015, the Municipality awarded a R2.7 million tender to River Queen company to renovate the municipal hall including to fix the air conditioners.

The investigation revealed that the air conditioners were never fixed but the company was paid R1.6 million.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.