National Police Commissioner Sitole served with suspension notice - report

It is understood that Sitole received a letter from President Cyril Ramaphosa last week, asking him to explain why he should not be suspended.

National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - It is being reported that National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has been served with a notice of intention to suspend.

It is understood that Sitole received a letter from President Cyril Ramaphosa last week, asking him to explain why he should not be suspended.

Sitole was found to have breached his duties as a police officer, in terms of the Independent Police Investigating Directorate Act, by intentionally frustrating a string of Ipid investigations into corrupt procurement deals within the Crime Intelligence environment.

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