Prasa manager held for bribe

2013-11-08 07:28

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Johannesburg - A Prasa area manager was arrested on Thursday in Gezina, Pretoria, for allegedly soliciting a bribe from a service provider, the Hawks said.

"The 43-year-old man wanted R10 000 from a service provider who did not comply with tender processes," said Captain Paul Ramaloko.

After the bidding process, the Passenger Rail Agency of SA manager was said to have told the company to give him the money.

The Hawks were informed of the situation and pounced on the man on Thursday.

He was expected to appear in the Specialised Crimes Court in Pretoria on Friday on charges of corruption.

Prasa could not immediately comment.

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