eThekwini Municipality Mayor Zandile Gumede was hauled before the Specialised Durban Commercial Crimes Court today.
After months of police investigations, Gumede was asked to hand herself in.
She is linked to tender fraud and corruption estimated to be over R200 million.
She was released on R50 000 bail today, along with two other co-accused.
Open News Video Journalist Nabeelah Shaikh was in court today.