On Saturday, 21, 2023, a Limpopo City official, Lepelle Nkumpi was arrested for corruption. Since this news appeared on the internet, it is trending on the internet and making headlines everywhere. According to sources, the police officer arrested on Saturday is a 33-year-old woman. Hawks Provincial Spokesperson, Captian Matimba Maluleke, said Hawks Limpopo arrested a 33-year-old municipal worker on corruption charges following a complaint from a businessman who was unofficially asked to pay after winning a tender. build. In the following sections, we have discussed this issue in detail. Please scroll down the page and have a look at the following sections of this article. Follow more updates on PKBNews
Lepelle Nkumpi was arrested
Captain Matimba Maluleke, spokesperson for The Hawks Limpopo said, “The complainant, who is a businessman, alleges that he applied for a tender advertised by the City Government (Lepelle Nkumpi Local) to supply road construction machinery,” the Spokesperson added that the complainant who was awaiting official notification of the winning construction tender received a call from a person said to be from Lepelle Nkumpi Local Municipality. The person called by Lepelle Nkumpi asked the winning businessman to meet him at the municipal office in Lebowakgomo to discuss the tender he had applied for.
When the complainant went to the municipal office to discuss the tender, he was asked to pay Rs 30,000 as bonus for the tender which he won. But the complainant reported this to Hawks corruption investigation members in Polokwane. Then a covert operation was initiated. It is understood that Local Municipality Chief Financial Officer Lepelle Nkumpi met the complainant in her vehicle in Polokwane near a restaurant. The complainant paid the amount to the city officials.
Suddenly, Hawks members reacted there, Lepelle Nkumpi’s CFO tried to run away from there but she couldn’t. Hawks members chased and captured her before she could disappear in Polokwane. Police said the money she received and the car she was driving were confiscated. The Chief Financial Officer is due to appear before Polokwane magistrates’ court on Monday. That’s all for now on this story, stay tuned to this site for more details and updates.