More witnesses against Cato Manor cops

2012-06-26 22:34

More witnesses to the crimes allegedly committed by the Durban organised crime unit at Cato Manor have come forward, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

CCTV catches cops beating man

2012-03-28 20:36

Three KwaZulu-Natal police officers have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a man with broom and mop handles.

Cop arrested after bystander shot dead

2012-03-28 10:22

A police constable has been arrested for murder after his rifle apparently went off while he was searching motor vehicles and a bystander was killed, Gauteng police say.

Cop jailed for killing her sister-in-law

2012-03-19 19:33

A former police station commander has been jailed for 20 years for killing her sister-in-law, the Independent Complaints Directorate has said.

Policing the police: ICD gets more power

2012-03-16 22:07

The Independent Complaints Directorate will be strengthened, and have more legislative powers to investigate corruption and human rights abuses within the police, the police ministry has said.

Cop suspended over brutal assault

2012-03-15 11:43

A Vaalwater policeman has appeared in court and faces a police disciplinary hearing after cellphone video footage showed him brutally kicking and assaulting a youth outside a tavern.

Durban cop held over daughter's death

2012-03-05 22:22

A Durban policeman has been arrested in connection with the rape and murder of his daughter, the independent complaints directorate says.

Suspected killer cop 'unstable'

2012-02-27 17:54

Student constable Sipho Mbatha, accused of shooting dead teenager Thato Mokoka in Bramfischerville, was unstable and therefore not allowed to carry a firearm, a court has heard.

ICD stops paying rent for contentious HQ

2012-02-21 22:43

Police watchdog, the ICD, has stopped paying rent for its ill-suited Pretoria headquarters, pending the outcome of a probe into the lease with businessman Roux Shabangu's affiliates.

Suspect 'handcuffed' when shot by cops

2012-02-20 09:51

A Springs man who was shot dead by police over the weekend was allegedly wearing handcuffs when he was killed.

Crime unit disbanded

2012-02-19 10:36

The organised crime unit at Cato Manor has been officially disbanded, it has been reported.

Student cop arrested for killing teen

2012-02-17 14:55

The 41-year-old student policeman who allegedly shot 16-year-old Thato Mokoka has been arrested, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

ICD to visit family of teen shot by cop

2012-02-17 09:00

Managers from the Independent Complaints Directorate are to visit the family of a teenage boy who was allegedly shot dead by a student policeman in Soweto.

No place for tsotsi cops, minister insists

2012-02-16 22:47

Police stepping out of line will be harshly punished, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says, adding that there is no place for tsotsi cops in the service.

No arrests yet for teen's killing - ICD

2012-02-16 09:00

The Independent Complaints Directorate says nobody has been arrested yet for the killing of a Soweto teenager outside his grandmother's house.

Negligent cops - dept taps into pensions

2012-02-07 22:09

Any police officer whose negligent actions cost the state money in civil claims will be expected to pay part of the claim from their own pocket, even from their pensions.

ICD to probe 'death squad' cops

2011-12-15 21:15

The ICD will investigate the alleged involvement of KwaZulu-Natal's Cato Manor organised crime unit in the deaths of suspected criminals.

Shabangu complains to protector

2011-12-09 07:21

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has received a letter of complaint from businessman Roux Shabangu over her probes into leases, her office says.

Cop arrested after shooting during raid

2011-11-26 07:47

A police constable has been arrested for murder in the Eastern Cape, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Shabangu denies ownership of ICD offices

2011-11-23 17:35

Property tycoon Roux Shabangu has denied owning a building leased to the Independent Complaints Directorate for far more than it can afford, but may have passed on his share to a business partner.

ICD pleads ignorance over lease

2011-11-15 15:33

The police's independent complaints directorate has been sent packing by MPs after pleading ignorance on the inflated cost of its new offices.

Roux Shabangu willing to co-operate

2011-11-03 16:23

Businessman Roux Shabangu says he will co-operate with the public protector should she probe another lease agreement involving the public works department and himself.

Probe into Tshwane top cop continues

2011-11-02 17:34

An Independent Complaints Directorate probe into claims of criminal conduct by Tshwane metro deputy police chief Ndumiso Jaca is continuing.

Blue-light convoy pulls gun on motorist

2011-11-02 08:47

A Pretoria motorist claims that he nearly caused an accident after being threatened by a blue-light convoy on a local highway.

Fake plates cop put on special leave

2011-10-04 16:30

The Tshwane deputy metro police chief has been placed on three month's special leave amid allegations he used the same number plate for his motorbike and car.


ICD name changed, mandate extended

2012-04-02 18:26

The Independent Complaints Directorate has changed its name to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Joburg cop in court over shooting bystander

2012-03-28 17:28

A police constable is due to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead a bystander during an arrest, says the ICD.

ICD probes 51 cases at disbanded cop unit

2012-03-22 22:39

The Independent Complaints Directorate is investigating 51 cases against the now disbanded Durban organised crime unit, spokesperson Moses Dlamini says.

ICD to probe swearing 10111 operator

2012-03-19 12:50

The Independent Complaints Directorate will investigate a complaint about a 10111 operator swearing at Primedia CEO Yusuf Abramjee.

DNA tests clear rape-accused cops

2012-03-16 18:01

Charges have been withdrawn against two Johannesburg policemen accused of raping two sisters in Sandton after DNA tests had excluded them as suspects.

Cop due in court over brutal assault

2012-03-14 10:21

A Vaalwater policeman is due to appear in court on a charge of assault, after cellphone video footage showed him brutally kicking and beating a man outside a tavern.

'Suicidal' cop may kill himself, court hears

2012-02-27 22:30

A student constable accused of the shooting death of a Braamfischerville teenager, had "suicidal tendencies", and was at risk of killing himself if granted bail, a senior investigator says.

ICD seeks Boksburg murder witnesses

2012-02-24 22:30

People who saw the killing of a Boksburg man, allegedly by a police sergeant, should come forward, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Cop held for man's death while in custody

2012-02-21 22:43

A police sergeant has been arrested for the death of a Boksburg man in police custody, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Man shot dead in police custody

2012-02-20 07:44

The Independent Complaints Directorate says it is investigating the death of a man who was apparently arrested during a nightclub raid and then shot dead while in police custody.

Teen's family happy about cop's arrest

2012-02-17 17:15

A family member of murdered Soweto teenager, Thato Mokoka, says she is glad that the student constable accused of killing him has been arrested.

Several cops around when teen killed - ICD

2012-02-17 10:08

There were several policemen in the vicinity where a Soweto teenager was shot dead, allegedly by a student policeman, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Cops due in court after suspect dies

2012-02-17 07:23

Four policemen are due to appear in court on charges of murder and assault, after the death of a man they arrested, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Teen was shot 3 times by cop - ICD

2012-02-16 13:01

The Soweto teenager apparently killed by a student policeman was shot three times, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

ICD probing cop who shot teen 5 times

2012-02-16 08:04

The Independent Complaints Directorate is investigating the death of a Soweto teenager, who was allegedly shot five times by a policeman during a raid on his home.

Cops fired over tussle with photographer

2012-01-09 19:31

Two police officers who tried to arrest a Pretoria News photographer when he took pictures of them arresting a suspected thief have been dismissed, police say.

Police rape case not on court roll

2011-12-12 19:11

The two police sergeants arrested for raping a woman in Fourways have not appeared in court as the matter was not put on the court roll.

Cop gets bail in raid shooting case

2011-11-28 20:30

An Eastern Cape policeman accused of murder has been granted R1 000 bail by the Motherwell Magistrate's Court on Monday, said the Independent Complaints Commission.

ICD probes accidental death during raid

2011-11-24 22:26

An investigation has been launched into the accidental shooting death of a Port Elizabeth man, the Independent Complaints Directorate says.

Probe into dubious ICD lease underway

2011-11-17 19:01

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's office has started its probe into the ICD's lease deal with controversial businessman Roux Shabangu.

3 Gauteng cops fired over assault, slur

2011-11-15 10:23

Three police officials accused of assaulting a Vereeniging lawyer and using a racial slur have been dismissed with immediate effect.

Calls for probe into new 'dubious' lease deal

2011-11-02 22:25

The DA will ask Public Protector Thuli Madonsela to probe another "potential lease scandal" involving the public works department and businessman Roux Shabangu.

Shabangu lets building to police watchdog

2011-11-02 11:37

The public works department has made a multi-million rand lease agreement with businessman Roux Shabangu, this time for the head office the police watchdog body.

Cop tries to get witness killed

2011-10-13 14:18

A Free State policeman has been arrested after he allegedly tried to hire a hitman to kill a State witness, the Independent Complaints Directorate has said.

Cops kill fewer people: ICD

2011-09-29 15:26

Deaths at the hands of the SA Police Service fell by 7% to 797 between April 2010 and April this year, says the Independent Complaints Directorate.

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