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The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) welcomes the court appearance of four members of the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) on fraud and corruption allegations

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  The Special Investigation Unit SIU welcomes the appearance of four members of the South African National Defense Force SANDF in military court for allegations of fraud and corruption in personal protective equipment PPE for more than 273 million of rand Lieutenant Dimakatso Modise Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Seadimo Peu Captain Mbomolelo Avroline Tshikosi and Lead Seaman Suzen Jiane appeared before the Military Court on Friday September 23 2022 on charges of fraud and corruption related to the procurement of PPE items as masks and gloves for members of the SANDF during the height of the Covid 19 pandemic The court appearance of Modise Peu Tshikosi and Jiane comes after an investigation by the SIU which revealed that SANDF irregularly awarded PPE contracts to five companies to the tune of R273 500 000 between May and August 2020 evidence from the SIU s investigation shows that the list of service providers was predetermined and some of the PPE items were delivered prior to approval thereby deviating from normal supply chain management processes In addition the SIU s investigation revealed that the procurement process followed by the SANDF to acquire PPE related items was not fair transparent equitable competitive or cost effective and therefore violated the provisions of Section 217 1 of the Constitution The SIU received the mandate through the issuance of Proclamation No R 23 of 2020 to investigate the matters of all State institutions regarding the acquisition or contracting of goods works and services during or with respect to the National State of disaster by or on behalf of state institutions The court appearance of Modise Peu Tshikosi and Jiane is a continuation of the implementation of the SIU s investigation results and consequence management to recover the assets and financial losses suffered by the State institutions and prevent additional losses and hold them accountable The SIU will initiate a civil action in the Special Court to review and annul the contracts and to recover the financial losses suffered by the State and the SANDF as a result of corruption and negligence Pursuant to Law 74 of 1996 on Special Investigation Units and Special Courts evidence pointing to criminal conduct is forwarded to the National Prosecutor s Office for further action Reports of fraud and corruption can be reported through the following platforms siu hotline co za link sends email Hotline 0800 037 774
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) welcomes the court appearance of four members of the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) on fraud and corruption allegations

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The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) welcomes the appearance of four members of the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) in military court for allegations of fraud and corruption in personal protective equipment (PPE) for more than 273 million of rand.

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Lieutenant Dimakatso Modise, Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Seadimo Peu, Captain Mbomolelo Avroline Tshikosi and Lead Seaman Suzen Jiane appeared before the Military Court on Friday, September 23, 2022 on charges of fraud and corruption related to the procurement of PPE items, as masks and gloves for members of the SANDF during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The court appearance of Modise, Peu, Tshikosi and Jiane comes after an investigation by the SIU, which revealed that SANDF irregularly awarded PPE contracts to five companies to the tune of R273,500,000 between May and August 2020.

evidence from the SIU’s investigation shows that the list of service providers was predetermined and some of the PPE items were delivered prior to approval, thereby deviating from normal supply chain management processes.

In addition, the SIU’s investigation revealed that the procurement process followed by the SANDF to acquire PPE-related items was not fair, transparent, equitable, competitive, or cost effective, and therefore violated the provisions of Section 217(1).

of the Constitution.

The SIU received the mandate through the issuance of Proclamation No. R.

23 of 2020, to investigate the matters of all State institutions regarding the acquisition or contracting of goods, works and services, during or with respect to the National State of disaster.

, by or on behalf of state institutions.

The court appearance of Modise, Peu, Tshikosi and Jiane is a continuation of the implementation of the SIU’s investigation results and consequence management to recover the assets and financial losses suffered by the State institutions and prevent additional losses and hold them accountable.

The SIU will initiate a civil action in the Special Court to review and annul the contracts, and to recover the financial losses suffered by the State and the SANDF as a result of corruption and negligence.

Pursuant to Law 74 of 1996 on Special Investigation Units and Special Courts, evidence pointing to criminal conduct is forwarded to the National Prosecutor’s Office for further action.

Reports of fraud and corruption can be reported through the following platforms: siu@hotline.co.za (link sends email) / Hotline: 0800 037 774.

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