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Senior EC official and two others arrested in connection with bribery claims

Senior EC official and two others arrested in connection with bribery claims

Officials says the accused were arrested in connection with allegations of a bribe connected to investigations into a furniture tender valued at R36 million.

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JOHANNESBURG – A senior Eastern Cape official and two others have been arrested in connection with bribery allegations linked to a national tender for the South African Police Service.

The three suspects were arrested on Saturday by the investigating directorate and the Eastern Cape police’s anti-corruption unit.

Officials says the accused were arrested in connection with allegations of a bribe connected to investigations into a furniture tender valued at R36 million.

Investigating Directorate spokesperson Sindisiwe Seboka said, “The trio is expected to appear at the East London Magistrates Court tomorrow [Monday]. The accused were arrested on Saturday in Pretoria and Port Elizabeth.”








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