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The former provincial police commissioner of KwaZulu-Natal, Mmamonnye Ngobeni, the Durban businessman Thoshan Panday and police colonel Navin Madhoe, were arrested on Friday by the NPA’s investigation directorate.

According to News24, “the arrested are charged for various charges of corruption. Three of them are also charged with, among other things, fraud and forgery. “

“The arrests are in connection with the manipulation of the tender system of the KwaZulu-Natal police service in 2010 to the value of R47 million,” she said.

Bail of between R50 000 and R500 000 was paid for the seven accused in the asbestos roof saga of the Free State government, the Hawks together with the asset seizure unit began to seize some of the accused’s property in Bloemfontein.

Olly Mlamleli, deposed executive mayor of the Mangaung metro and former MEC, Thabane Zulu, former director-general of the national department of human settlements, Nthimotse Mokhesi, head of the Free State department of human settlements and Sello Radebe, owner of the company Mastertrade 232, were all granted bail of R100 000 in the magistrate’s court in Bloemfontein.

Johannesburg millionaire businessman Edwin Sodi’s bail was set at R500 000 by regional magistrate Patrick Saliwa.

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