ARTICLES RELATING TO IPID

Cape Town cop held for murder

2014-04-15 13:59

A constable has been arrested on a charge of shooting a man dead in Mitchell’s Plain, Cape Town.

Phiyega probe ongoing - IPID

2014-04-03 05:30

Police watchdog IPID has dismissed a report stating that an investigation into national police commissioner Riah Phiyega had been completed.

Police brutality cause for concern - Mchunu

2014-03-27 20:19

KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Willies Mchunu says allegations of police brutality at the Glebelands Hostel, near Umlazi, south of Durban, are a matter of concern.

Cape cop held for attempted murder

2014-03-11 07:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has arrested a constable and a civilian for assaulting a man who was now in a coma.

Cape Town cops suspended over attack

2014-03-07 18:25
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The police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town will be suspended pending an investigation.

McBride appointed new IPID head

2014-02-28 16:55
118 comments

Robert McBride has been appointed the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

MPs vote for Robert McBride as IPID head

2014-01-29 12:59
472 comments

Parliament is all but certain to appoint Robert McBride as head of the watchdog Independent Police Investigative Directorate, after the portfolio committee on police backed his nomination for the post.

Metro cop expected in court on rape charge

2014-01-27 08:03

A Johannesburg metro police officer is expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate’s Court in Soweto for raping a woman last week.

Durban Deep killing deliberate - family

2014-01-23 20:30

The family of a man shot dead, allegedly by a policeman, in Durban Deep in Roodepoort on the West Rand believes he was killed deliberately.

Sanef wants probe into photographer's death

2014-01-23 16:33

The SA National Editors Forum says police should probe the shooting of a photographer, allegedly by police and an alleged assault on a journalist by police.

IPID, police to probe protest deaths

2014-01-20 21:06

North West police says the killing of four people during a protest in Brits over access to water is being investigated in two probes.

SAHRC to probe protest deaths

2014-01-16 20:30

The SAHRC says it will investigate the deaths of three people in Mothutlung, near Brits in North West, following violent protests about water shortages.

Army deployed to Mothutlung

2014-01-16 16:55

The SA National Defence Force says the military will help provide water to Mothutlung near Brits.

IPID to investigate third protest death - Mthethwa

2014-01-15 18:20

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has tasked the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to include the third death following the Mothutlung protests in their investigations.

Locals: Cops threw protester from nyala

2014-01-15 09:16

Following the deaths of two protesters, North West police are facing claims that they assaulted another man who had taken part in the protest and left him critically injured.

IPID probing Brits protest deaths

2014-01-13 23:08

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating the deaths of two people in Mothutlung, near Brits, a spokesperson has said.

4 cops arrested after suspect dies

2014-01-06 07:16
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Four police constables have been detained after a man they had arrested for drunken driving died in custody, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

IPID recommends charges for Chana cops

2013-12-21 22:20

The IPID says that after their investigating into the shooting of musician Khuli Chana they had recommended the two police officers involved in the case be charged with murder.

SA is a transparent democracy - Sotyu

2013-11-27 21:43

Police Deputy Minister Makhotso Sotyu says South Africa is a transparent democracy in which everyone is held accountable.

Businessman admits he helped police chief

2013-11-24 20:00

Cape Town businessman Mohamed Salim Dawjee has admitted giving Western Cape police chief Arno Lamoer money to help him pay off a loan.

Top cops have full confidence in Phiyega

2013-11-14 10:29

Provincial police commissioners say they have full confidence in national commissioner Riah Phiyega's ability to perform her job, and the Ipid investigation into her is not impacting the management of crime.

McBride likely to be appointed - analyst

2013-11-12 22:17
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The odds are that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride will head the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, an analyst says.

Cabinet backs McBride for IPID role

2013-11-12 14:09
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Cabinet has recommended that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Cops arrested in Pretoria for rape

2013-11-07 07:12

Two police officers in Pretoria have been arrested for raping a teenage girl who asked them for help after having a fight with her boyfriend, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

Phiyega denies asking cops for support

2013-10-31 22:23

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega has denied asking SAPS members for their support in a probe against her.

 

Limpopo cop appears for rape

2014-04-14 13:22

The case of a Limpopo policeman accused of rape and corruption has been postponed in the Seshego Magistrate's Court.

Cop, accomplice arrested for raping teen

2014-04-02 12:31

A police constable and another man have been arrested for allegedly raping a teenager in Vosloorus, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

Cops mum on Bekkersdal incident

2014-03-15 07:57

Police have declined to comment on reports that the ANC's VIP security fired live ammunition at Bekkersdal residents.

Cape cops arrested for brutal attack

2014-03-08 17:00

The two police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town have been arrested.

Call for probe into baby's 'teargas' death

2014-03-02 09:44

The North West provincial government has called for an investigation into a baby's death, after the family alleged the baby may have died after inhaling teargas fired at protesters.

Plato: Probe police for detaining journo

2014-02-06 18:24

Western Cape community safety MEC Dan Plato has asked the Independent Police Investigative Directorate to probe police for reportedly detaining a journalist and threatening him.

Limpopo cops allegedly kill teen

2014-01-27 08:59

Limpopo police have allegedly shot dead a teenage boy during a protest in Bolobedu - the sixth person reported to be killed by police this year.

Cop serial rapist gets 5 x life and extra 284 years'

2014-01-26 21:57
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A Randburg police constable convicted of rape, robbery and kidnapping has been handed five life sentences and an additional 284 years by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

Deadly police force - timeline

2014-01-23 19:54

Amid calls for murder charges to be brought against police for the 2012 Marikana shootings, the injury and death of civilians at the hands of the police continue to make headlines.

Roodepoort protester killed by cops

2014-01-23 13:12

Gauteng police have confirmed that a Roodepoort protester was shot dead after allegedly rushing towards a police vehicle and ignoring warning shots.

Journalist assaulted by cops over photos

2014-01-20 16:45

A Daily Sun journalist has been assaulted by police after taking photos of them allegedly accepting a bribe in Rustenburg, North West, the newspaper says.

Calls for independent probe into protest deaths

2014-01-16 17:57

Cosatu in the North West has called for an independent investigation into the killing of Mothutlung residents during protests near Brits.

Brits protesters released on a warning

2014-01-15 20:17

Fourteen people accused of contravening the National Road Traffic Act appeared in the Brits Magistrate's Court and have been released on a warning.

14 to appear in Brits court for protest

2014-01-15 13:01

Fourteen people will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court on charges of contravening the National Road Traffic Act, North West police have said.

North West protester killings condemned

2014-01-14 14:43

North West’s human settlements and public safety portfolio committee has condemned the killing of two protesters, allegedly by police, in Brits.

Cops appear for alleged drunk driver's death

2014-01-06 20:59

The case of four police officers arrested in connection with the death of an alleged drunk driver has been heard in the Ekangala Magistrate's Court.

5 arrested for Bronkhorstspruit unrest

2013-12-29 14:47

Five people have been arrested for public violence after a protest over an alleged death in police custody in Ekangala, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng police say.

Judgment expected in Gauteng cop case

2013-12-11 17:15

Judgment is expected to be delivered in the North Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg in the trial of a Randburg police constable facing multiple charges of rape, robbery, and kidnapping.

Ipid to probe Krejcir assault case

2013-11-25 12:54

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is to probe allegations by Czech businessman Radovan Krejcir that he was assaulted, an official says.

McBride a seasoned SA patriot – ANCYL

2013-11-15 12:05
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Robert McBride has distinguished himself as a man who upholds law and order, the ANC Youth League says, adding it has faith in his leadership abilities.

Union: McBride nomination a disgrace

2013-11-13 19:44
168 comments

Trade union Solidarity has condemned as a disgrace the nomination of Robert McBride as the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Huge opposition to McBride choice

2013-11-12 16:15
261 comments

Opposition parties have criticised a decision to recommend former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride as head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

McBride recommended as IPID boss

2013-11-12 10:21
411 comments

Disgraced former metro police chief Robert McBride has been recommended by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa as the new head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Chana investigation continues

2013-11-04 14:22

Gauteng police says a case of attempted murder against musician Khuli Chana is continuing.

Pretoria cop kills man

2013-10-31 22:23

A man has been shot and has later died when he tried to evade arrest near the Quaggasrand mall golf course, Pretoria West.

 
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