The Hawks have arrested a senior ANC Member of Parliament in Cape Town on fraud related charges.
The MP is expected to appear in the Cape Town magistrate’s court this morning.
Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the arrest of the MP on Thursday, however he did not disclose the name of the parliamentarian.
This is not the first time a Member of Parliament has fallen foul of the law after some of the MPs were previously charged of travelgate saga many years ago.
Another former ANC Member of Parliament Tony Yengeni was arrested and served a sentence for receiving a discount for his purchase of a Mercedes Benz.
Former ANC MP Rubben Mohlaloga, is facing a 20-year jail term after he was convicted of corruption last year.
Mohlaloga is appealing the decision in the Supreme Court of Appeal.
Another politician, former Northern Cape MEC for Finance John Block, is serving a 15-year sentence for corruption.
Block started serving his sentence last year November after the Constitutional Court turned down his application.