FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
14 May 2019
 
Municipal Statement on Charges Against The Mayor
 
The eThekwini Municipality has noted the charges of fraud and corruption levelled against the Mayor, Cllr Zandile Gumede and the Chairperson of the Infrastructure Committee, Cllr Mondli Mthembu this morning at the Durban Commercial Court.

The Municipality abides by the legal principle of innocent until proven otherwise.
 
More importantly, the Municipality would like to assure residents that, this matter will have no impact on service delivery to communities. Accordingly, there is no reason for residents to panic.

The Municipality will not comment  further on the matter as it is now before the courts.
 
Ends.
 
Issued by Head of Communications and for media queries contact Municipal Spokesperson Msawakhe Mayisela 0609664220.