A high-ranking police officer has been arrested in a pre-dawn raid in Gauteng.
She is a 13th accused and a ninth police officer to be nabbed in the 2017 multi-million rand police warning equipment tender scandal.
Former National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, a brigadier and former Gauteng police commissioner Deliwe de Lange are among the accused.
They face corruption, fraud, theft and money laundering charges.
Their case relates alleged irregularities to the supply of emergency warning equipment for the South African Police Services in 2017.
The tender won by Instrumentation for Traffic Law Enforcement (Pty) Ltd was contracted at R191 million – R65 million was paid to the company.
According to the NPA’s Investigating Directorate – a R22 million payment was stopped at an advanced stage amid a probe into the matter.
The accused arrested today is being processed at the Hillbrow Police Station in Johannesburg.
She is expected to appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrates’ Court later in the day.