Streaming issues? Report here
Xolani Gwala 2019 1500 BW
The Xolani Gwala Show
12:00 - 13:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Lunch with Pippa Hudson
See full line-up
The Xolani Gwala Show
12:00 - 13:00
Home
arrow_forward
Politics
arrow_forward
Local

'Zandile Gumede says she feels harassed and didn't know anything about raid'

10 October 2019 1:36 PM
Tags:
Hawks
NPA
Zandile Gumede
AFU
raid
EWN reporter Nkosikhona Duma and NPA KZN spokesperson Natasha Kara explains what happened at the former eThekwini mayor's house.

The Assets Forfeiture Unit (AFU) raided and seized assets of former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede's house on Thursday.

RELATED: Zandile Gumede on mission to reclaim power at KZN elective conference

Gumede has since told Eyewitness News that she felt violated and harassed by law enforcement agencies after the raid.

The NPA unit obtained an order for her belongings to be placed under curatorship.

The former mayor and several of her co-accused face fraud and corruption charges relating to a dodgy tender worth R208m in the Durban Solid Waste Department.

Clement Manyathela on the Xolani Gwala Show talks to EWN reporter Nkosikhona Duma and National Prosecutions Authority KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Natasha Kara.

Zandile Gumede says she feels harassed and she didn't know anything about the raid and for the Hawks to come to her house early in the morning is a violation.

Nkosikhona Duma, Reporter - EWN

Gumede's spokesperson insists that the Hawks do not have serious charges against the former mayor however, the Hawks have refuted that statement, Duma explains.

Kara says she is still going to be briefed as to what was seized at the former mayor's residence.

We have a case before the court and the postponement is just to finalise investigations.

Nkosikhona Duma, Reporter - EWN

Listen below to the full interview:


This article first appeared on 702 : 'Zandile Gumede says she feels harassed and didn't know anything about raid'


10 October 2019 1:36 PM
Tags:
Hawks
NPA
Zandile Gumede
AFU
raid

More from Politics

jm1212jpg

[WATCH] 'Driving R700k rather than R1.2 million car not a sacrifice Mr Mchunu!'

10 December 2019 11:18 AM

John Maytham gets fired up about so-called changes to the Ministerial Handbook.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Refilwe Moloto 2019 B&W

'I feel quite strongly that we are literally feeling our way around in the dark'

10 December 2019 9:05 AM

Refilwe Moloto says the negative outlook for SA in 2019 from investors speaks to a Cabinet not in control of the economy.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Coal mining mines energy power Eskom 123rfbusiness 123rfpolitics 123rf

'Wet fine coal is like Johnson's Baby Powder. It clings to the conveyers'

10 December 2019 8:51 AM

Independent energy analyst Ted Blom says the level of load shedding is purely dictated by the level of breakdowns within Eskom.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191031refugeesgif

Court refuses to interdict Cape Town refugees

10 December 2019 7:00 AM

JP Smith says the court has ordered all parties to meet by Friday and come to an amicable solution.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191021-medupi-edjpg

Eskom load shedding returns to Stage 4 after Monday's Stage 6 shock

9 December 2019 5:53 PM

Eskom sent out a tweet announcing load shedding would change to Stage 6 at 6:00pm on Monday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Herman Mashaba

Movement for 'political dialogue' might possibly lead to new party, says Maimane

9 December 2019 1:25 PM

The aim of the People’s Dialogue is to build engagement with SA citizens, but a political party is not out of the question.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

180830mabuza00jpg

'Ministerial handbook may use sleight of hand to remove perks, yet keep them'

9 December 2019 1:22 PM

Leon Schreiber, DA Shadow Minister for Public Service and Administration, weighs in on the new version of the guide for ministers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191209fixgif

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula places Prasa under administration

9 December 2019 12:45 PM

EWN reporter Mia Lindeque says Minister Mbalula has appointed Bongisizwe Mpondo as the new administrator at Prasa.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190130-ben-turok-edjpg

ANC veteran Professor Ben Turok dies

9 December 2019 12:38 PM

Former anti-apartheid activist and economics professor Ben Turok died on Monday morning. He was 92-years old.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

blade-nzimande1jpg

Tug-of-war over Blade Nzimande 'a proxy battle for the soul of SACP'

9 December 2019 8:54 AM

Political analyst Jan-Jan Joubert says Nzimande will fight back does not believe he will leave his ministerial position easily.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Local

roxy-davisjpeg

'Power of the ocean forces you to be in the moment, everything else washes away'

9 December 2019 1:55 PM

Roxy Davis runs a surf school in Muizenberg and she dedicates much of her time helping adaptive surfers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

150102-Lions-head.jpg

Lion's Head hiking trail safe to use, insists TMNP management

9 December 2019 11:24 AM

Despite some concerns about infrastructure maintenance earlier this year, park management says Lion's Head is now safe for hikers.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

160111ScarboroughFire03.jpg

Fire crews still battling blaze in Simon's Town

9 December 2019 10:36 AM

Cape Town's fire chief Ian Schnetler says municipal fire crews are working with other firefighting agencies to contain the blaze.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Rush hour traffic cars highway 123rftraffic 123rf

Eye testing machines at Fish Hoek Drivers Licence Testing Station not working

9 December 2019 7:30 AM

Cape Town Mayco Member for Transport Felicity Purchase says the machines are old and need replacing.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

180928-ct-n2-highway-edjpg

Farming 'compassion trainer' saves elderly motorist from danger on N2

8 December 2019 1:42 PM

Lead SA: SPCA officer Thembi Nomkala on rescuing an 80-year-old motorist and how his work involves keeping farm animals off N2.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Pylon, electricity, load shedding

Load shedding continues - Stage 2 for Sunday after Stage 1 overnight

8 December 2019 9:12 AM

Eskom has implemented Stage 2 load shedding until 11 pm on Sunday. It says it is "conserving emergency reserves" for the week ahead.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

141203Tutu2.jpg

Family 'hopeful' Tutu will leave hospital early next week

7 December 2019 10:38 AM

The Arch's family has expressed gratitude for South Africans' love and prayers since his hospitalisation on Wednesday.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191128powerjpg

Load shedding to continue through Saturday at Stage 2

7 December 2019 9:12 AM

Eskom says continued load shedding is necessary to enable it to replenish water reserves for its pumped storage schemes.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

refilwe-and-tarryn-tomlinsonjpeg

Differently abled Tarryn Tomlinson is climbing Kilimanjaro for a worthy cause

6 December 2019 11:14 AM

Tarryn developed rheumatoid arthritis at age 18 and is dedicated to helping create accessible spaces for wheelchair access.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Clifton Beach Cape Town coastline 123rflocal 123rflifestyle 123rf

W Cape Premier Alan Winde says province and city are geared up for the season

6 December 2019 7:30 AM

Safety and security during tourism season in the Cape is everybody's responsibility, says Winde.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward