THE Hawks conducted a search and seizure operation at the Department of Rural Environment and Agricultural Development offices in the North West on Thursday morning.
The Hawks were reportedly looking for documents, that were in the department’s possession.
They are allegedly related to the to an investigation that began in March.
In March, the Hawks said at the time they were looking for documents as part of an investigation into alleged corruption and fraud within the offices relating to the multimillion-rand IT contract with Nepo Data Dynamics.
The company Nepo Data Dynamics, reportedly has a three-year contract with the office of the premier, assisting him with rolling out the province’s IT transformation programme.
However, in January, the Hawks conducted a search and seizure operations relating to the Vrede Dairy matter, at both the office of Free State Premier Ace Magashule and the provincial office of the Department of Agriculture.