Cele in hospital – report

2011-08-15 07:33

National Police Commissioner General Bheki Cele was reportedly admitted to a Pretoria hospital at the weekend with chest pains.

Afrikaans daily, Beeld, reported today that Cele’s wife, Thembeka Ngcobo, was at the Zuid-Afrikaanse Hospital in Muckleneuk when the paper contacted her for comment, but she declined to give any details on his condition.

Beeld said Cele first went to the Little Company of Mary Hospital in Groenkloof with chest pains yesterday afternoon, but he was later transferred via ambulance to the Zuid-Afrikaanse Hospital.

Cele has been in the news in recent months after two reports by the Public Protector accused him of acting unlawfully when signing lease agreements in Pretoria and Durban for police offices.

Police spokespersons were not immediately available for comment.

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