06 March 2014.
The IFP calls on police minister Nathi
Mthethwa to urgently institute an investigation into the R920
million contract to install a new communication system called
Tetra which has not happened since 2009.
IFP spokesperson on Police, Mr Velaphi Ndlovu
MP said “The 10111 control room in Schauderville is standing
empty, with a contract price of R220 million and the R920
million Tetra system, including radios, is locked in storage.
The police management must be held accountable for wasting
taxpayers’ money on a dysfunctional system”
Ndlovu further stated that “We don’t condone
any form of corruption and that’s why during our Manifesto
launch we stated that we plan to investigate all cases of
corruption and prosecute the offenders in specially-mandated
corruption courts. People cannot trust the police if corruption
The IFP calls on the Eastern Cape Provincial
Commissioner to investigate this contract deal. In addition, the
minister of Police must audit all projects that are managed by
provincial SAPS and anyone found guilty of corruption must be
arrested and removed from the police service.
IFP Spokesperson on Correctional
Services, Mr Velaphi Ndlovu MP,
083 625 0803
For media enquiries contact:
IFP Parliamentary Caucus’ Media Liaison
Officer, Mr Phendulani Biyase,
073 024 5675