Nhleko to answer questions on Khomotso Phahlane probe in Parliament

Ipid investigators raided the acting police chief's home in January & confiscated a sound system worth R80,000.

FILE: Police Minister Nathi Nhleko. Picture: GCIS.

CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Nathi Nhleko is expected in Parliament to answer questions about the controversy surrounding acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating Phahlane for alleged corruption and defeating the ends of justice.

Parliament’s police portfolio committee wrote to Nhleko asking for the briefing.

Ipid investigators raided Phahlane’s home in January and confiscated a sound system worth R80,000.

The committee is also set to discuss the report of the Claassen Inquiry into suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)