Former eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will appear at the Durban Commercial Crimes Court on Wednesday. She is facing corruption charges related to the awarding of a dodgy multi-million rand Durban Solid Waste tender.
In October last year, more than R50-million in assets were seized from alleged fraudsters, including Gumede.
The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) and the Hawks cracked down on 16 people linked to the multi-million fraud case.
Other municipal officials and contractors have also been charged. Gumede was forced to resign following these fraud and corruption charges.
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