The Hawks’ National Clean Audit Task Team has closed in on 14 politicians in KwaZulu Natal and the Free State who appear to have behaved corruptly.
The unit is expected to pay a number of other visits to many more suspects.
Hawks head, lieutenant-general Godfrey Lebeya says the recent arrests are related to fraudulent activities that have to do with service delivery.
There was a tender that was supposed to have been issued but we have been informed in terms of the affidavit is that there were illegal activities that took place— Lieutenant-general Godfrey Lebeya, Head - Hawks
The individuals will face various charges from fraud, possible racketeering and others...— Lieutenant-general Godfrey Lebeya, Head - Hawks