Zuma appoints board of inquiry into Phiyega

2015-09-22 13:32
(Tammy Petersen, News24)

(Tammy Petersen, News24)

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Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma has appointed Judge Cornelis Johannes Claassen as the chairperson the inquiry into allegations of misconduct by National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega, the Presidency announced on Tuesday.

Advocates Bernard Sakhile Khuzwayo and Anusha Rawjee would join Claassen on the board of inquiry.

"President Zuma has furnished national commissioner General Victoria Phiyega with the terms of reference of the board of inquiry following her request for further clarity with regards to the inquiry, and has in addition accorded General Phiyega a further opportunity to make representations by the 28th September as to why she should not be suspended pending the final determination of her fitness to hold office," the Presidency said in a statement.

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