First ‘Zondo arrests’: Hawks nab businessman Edwin Sodi, former top officials over Ace Magashule-linked asbestos deal

The high-profile arrests of several key figures in a contentious R255m asbestos audit deal may be the clearest signal yet that South Africa’s age of impunity is well and truly over. Scorpio has learned that the Hawks have arrested several individuals involved in the contract, including high-flying Gauteng businessman Edwin Sodi and top former government officials.