Fraud: municipal manager suspended

2011-10-24 00:00

THE AbaQulusi (Vryheid) Municipality manager has been suspended after allegations that he fraudulently submitted claims for the use of his private vehicle on municipal duties, when he was actually using a vehicle belonging to a private company.

Bonga Evert Ntanzi was placed on precautionary suspension for three months after a preliminary disciplinary investigation.

Mayor Precious Khaba said in a statement that evidence indicated Ntanzi had a questionable association with a service provider, and used a vehicle belonging to a company in business with the municipality without following proper supply chain management procedures.

Khaba said the council will allow the disciplinary process to run its course before pronouncing on any further action.


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