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VHALENDA ZWASHU TRADING ENTERPRISE FINED R150 000 FOR DEFRAUDING CORRECTIONAL FACILITY: LIMPOPO
2021/10/04      |  Written By:  Captain M Maluleke   |   Province:  Limpopo

LIMPOPO – A juristic person (company) Vhalenda Zawshu Trading Enterprise was  found guilty on nine (9) counts of fraud by the Giyani Specialised Commercial Crimes on Thursday, 30 September 2021 and fined R150 000. Furthermore, the company was written off.  

Between 2017 and 2018, Vhalenda Zwashu Trading Enterprise represented by its director, Delicia Sadiki was awarded tenders to supply different items to Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Facility. The company exorbitantly priced the items resulting in a loss of R1 071 831 by the facility. The accused were arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation members during a sting operation in December 2018.

On 18 August 2021, Vhalenda Zwashu Trading Enterprise was ordered to pay R450 000 by the same court. The cases against other accused persons on a similar matter are still on trial.