The Hawks have arrested six officials for alleged fraud and corruption relating to the awarding of tenders at the Northern Cape Department of Health.
The six, aged between 39 and 50, were arrested in various places, including Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Kimberley on Tuesday in a joint operation with the assistance of the Tactical Response Team.
“The arrest of the suspects follows allegations of gross irregularities in the awarding of various infrastructure tenders without following due processes between 2013 and 2016 at the Northern Cape Department of Health.
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“At least R11m was allegedly shared amongst six companies attached to the six suspects to procure medical equipment,” the