Hawks together with other units fighting against corruption have raided the homes of 18 eThekwini officials and service providers.
Their homes were raided because they were connected to corruption and fraud of R700m relating to the water and sanitation department.
This is Hawks part of their investigation process in the corruption matter.
Hawks spokesperson, Brig Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the raids.
He disclosed that their action is part of an ongoing investigations into allegations of corruption in the eThekwini water and sanitation department.
“We have raided 18 addresses, all of which are private residences within Durban and surrounding areas that belong to employees of the municipality and service providers linked to the municipality,” Mulaudzi said.
More updates to come.
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