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Police supplier Keith Keating's bid to have a search and seizure warrant - related to an investigation into an alleged cars for tenders scam possibly implicating him and former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane – overturned, failed for the second time in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA).
Police supplier Keith Keating has lost his bid for leave to appeal against the validity of a search and seizure warrant related to an investigation into an alleged cars for tenders scam - possibly implicating him and former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.
A challenge to the validity of a search and seizure warrant related to an investigation into an alleged cars for tenders scam possibly implicating former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and police supplier Keith Keating, failed in the South Gauteng High Court.
Forensic Data Analysts, the company accused of corrupt tender practices and threatening national security by switching off three of the police's systems, has denied that it has ties to the right-wing terrorist group, the Boeremag.
The SAPS contractor, who has been accused of being in a corrupt relationship with former acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, has gone to court in an attempt to have a warrant authorising the search of his premises overturned.
The businessman whose contracts with the police have been described as of a "corrupt nature" says the allegations against him are part of an attempted hostile takeover of his business.
The Standing Committee on Public Accounts has instructed the SAPS and the State Information Technology Agency to terminate multimillion-rand contracts with service provider and supplier Forensic Data Analysis.
While the State Information Technology Agency continues to use critical IT systems without paying embattled police IT supplier Forensic Data Analysts, the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed its application for leave to appeal against stopping the use of the system unless they pay.
Twenty-three police officers have been implicated in dodgy dealings with Forensic Data Analysts and have been referred for disciplinary processes.
While the State Information Technology Agency is embroiled in court battles with Forensic Data Analysis, the state-owned agency has ensured that critical South African Police Service systems will not be switched off again.
The right-wing terrorist grouping the Boeremag has ties to a cabal that has been operating at the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), and is part of Forensic Data Analysts (FDA) dealings with the police and SITA – dealings which have been described as "corrupt" and "a threat to national security" in Parliament.
EOH has finalised an agreement to unwind its acquisition of Grid Control Technologies, Forensic Data Analysts and Investigative Software Solutions, linked to controversial businessperson Keith Keating.
The net appears to be closing in on former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane and SAPS contractor Keith Keating.
The State Information Technology Agency has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.
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