Several PRASA executives suspended, put on special leave

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The Passenger Rail Agency, PRASA, has confirmed that several executives have been put on special leave and suspension amid allegations of corruption and improper conduct.

Executives put on special leave are Lindikaya Zide – company secretary, Chris Mbatha – chief information officer and Tara Ngubane – CEO of PRASA real estate.

Tumi Mohube, General Manager of enterprise risk, has been suspended.

Group CEO Sipho Sithole says the Board has decided to offer implicated employees an opportunity to answer the allegations.

Sithole says the decision arises out of a number of reports.

He says, “They include the Public Protector report, Auditor General, National Treasury and internal audit report on a number of issues or infringements ranging from irregular contracts etc.”