By Nyakallo Mosala

The Rustenburg Local Municipality Executive Mayor, Mpho Khunou says he finds the search and seizure by the Hawks on Tuesday “quite baffling”. He was speaking at a press conference held earlier today, following an incident where the hawks raided the Municipal building, in which municipal staff were allegedly harrased. The mayor says the Hawks needs to answer why they are particularly targeting the municipality as the municipality has been complying with the law. The mayor says he is confident that there is no irregularities and fraud within the local municipality. “This heavy hand approach by the Hawks will be taken up with relevant authorities” he said.

The search and seizure was in relation to a R85million tender contract.