The Hawks have conducted a search and seizure operation at the George Municipal offices in the South...

The Hawks have conducted a search and seizure operation at the George Municipal offices in the Southern Cape.

The investigation relates to allegations of fraud and corruption in the filling of vacant of posts.

In April last year, the Hawks raided the


municipality following allegations of fraud and corruption linked to tender irregularities.

Spokesperson, Philani Nkwalase says the latest raid forms part of a separate investigation: "This investigation relates to the alleged fraud and corruption emanating from the failure to follow due process regarding the appointment and filling of vacant posts.

The private homes of the people of interest were raided as well as several offices within the municipality.

There are no arrest at this stage pending the ongoing investigation."

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