Phiyega board of inquiry gives her a copy of the report - Presidency

2016-12-22 19:10
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Durban - The Board of Inquiry into the fitness of General Riah Phiyega to hold office has submitted a copy of its report to the National Commissioner, the Presidency said on Thursday.

The Board of Inquiry which was established to investigate allegations of misconduct and or the fitness of the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service, General Victoria Phiyega to hold office, has submitted the copy for her to study, Presidency spokesperson, Bongani Ngqulunga said.

He said according to section 9 of the South African Police Act, 1995, at the conclusion of an inquiry, the board must submit its report to the President, the National Commissioner and Parliament.

The report was submitted to President Jacob Zuma on December 15.

“The President is still considering the report.”

Ngqulunga said arrangements were being made by the board to submit a copy of the report to Parliament.

He said the Presidency had written to Phiyega requesting her to make additional written representations that could assist the President in considering the recommendations of the Board of Inquiry.

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