KPMG probes correctional services electronic monitoring tender

2014-07-22 16:38

Auditing firm KPMG has been appointed to conduct a forensic investigation into a tender awarded by correctional services.

The probe involves a recently-awarded contract for electronic monitoring, said department spokesperson Manelisi Wolela today.

“The appointment of KPMG is one of the steps taken to implement Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha’s commitment to ensure good and clean governance in correctional services,” he said.

KPMG’s investigation, which began yesterday, would determine whether the bidding process had been interfered with.

“The leadership of the department ... will decide on an appropriate course of action on the matter after studying the KPMG report,” said Wolela.

Acting national correctional services commissioner Zach Modise said the roll-out of the electronic monitoring programme would continue as scheduled in the meantime.

He urged all correctional services officials to cooperate with KPMG’s investigation so that it could be finished as soon as possible.

Modise made the announcement at a three-day national management committee meeting in the Magaliesberg, Gauteng, which ends tomorrow.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.