SAPS suspends Chris Ngcobo

The acting Crime Intelligence boss has been suspended in connection with his qualifications.

Major General Chris Ngcobo. Picture:

JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News has learnt acting Crime Intelligence boss Chris Ngcobo has been suspended with immediate effect.

Police are expected to release a statement about his suspension shortly.

Ngcobo was acting in the place of former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

It is understood Ngcobo has been suspended by National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega in connection with his qualifications.

Eyewitness News will have more on this story throughout the day.

To view National Commisioner Riah Phiyega's full statement, click here.