A former Cape Town factory manager has been released on R10,000 bail after being accused of corruption and money laundering.
- The Hawkes family arrested a former Cape Town official on charges of corruption and money laundering.
- Henry’s system allegedly received kickbacks from a service provider in the city.
- He was alleged to have threatened that the provider would receive no employment in the city if the plot failed.
A former Cape Town factory manager has been released on R10,000 bail after being arrested in connection with allegations he took bribes amounting to more than R300,000 from a city service provider in 2014 and 2015.
According to Hawks, Nizam Henry, 54, was working as a plant manager at a wastewater treatment business in Cape Town in 2010.
He was accused of corruption and money laundering.
“During his tenure as Director … he instructed his registered service provider in the City of Cape Town to inflate the price of the quotation and provide him with satisfaction,” said Hawkes’ spokesman Lt. Col. Siabolella Vukube.
Henry is also alleged to have threatened that the provider would no longer receive business from the city if the plot failed.
Vucube said the Hawks family began investigating the allegations in 2018 and found that Henry had received payments amounting to 338,000 rand into his personal bank account between May 2014 and September 2015.
Henry appeared at Cape Town Magistrates Court on Friday where he was released on bail of R10,000.
The case has been adjourned to August.
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