Durban - The ANC wants councillors charged with corruption in the eThekwini metro to be hauled before its integrity committee in KwaZulu-Natal.
This comes after the Hawks arrested four councillors on Wednesday in connection with the city’s R208million solid waste tender.
The councillors, who have since appeared in the Durban Commercial Crime Court and been released on R5000 bail, are Nomthandazo Shabalala, Nomusa Mthembu, Sthenjwa Nyawose and Thembelihle de Lange.
They were charged for allegedly receiving gratifications and for money laundering, fraud, contravention of the Municipal Finance Management Act and Municipal Systems Act.
ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu said the arrests were an embarrassment to the governing party, which wants the matter referred to the commission.