The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PrasaBoard and Group CEO, Dr Nkosinathi Sishi have placed various executives on suspension and special leave.

This decision follows the outcomes and ongoing investigations that have dogged Prasa of improper, irregular, corrupt, fruitless and wasteful expenditure by various employees of Prasa at all levels of the organisation.

Two executives, namely Dr Sipho Sithole and Martha Ngoye have been placed on suspension. Whilst Tiro Holele, an executive in the office of the Group CEO has been placed on special leave.

The suspension and placement on special leave of these executives is to ensure a fair process based on a principle of innocent until proven guilty.

The Board and staff continue to work with vigour and commitment in our quest to create a PRASA that delivers quality service to our commuters.