SIU raids Lepelle Northern Board following allegations of corruption

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has conducted a search-and-seizure operation at the offices of the Lepelle Northern Water Board in Polokwane.

This follows allegations of corruption relating to the Giyani Water Project amounting to over R2 billion.

The project was intended to supply water to Giyani and surrounding villages who have not had clean drinking water for years.

SIU spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago says Lepelle Northern Water Board was uncooperative, prompting the raid.

We were trying to get information in relation to the Giyani water project. We had problems in trying to get that information from them until we had to go to court and get a court order that forces them to give us that information.

Kaizer Kganyago, Spokesperson - SIU

They were trying to be obstructive when we wanted information, they would delay and send us lawyers' letters...

Kaizer Kganyago, Spokesperson - SIU

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