Murder suspect killed self in holding cell - Ipid

2015-11-17 14:02

A man who was arrested for allegedly setting an occupied car alight in Gardens, Cape Town, killed himself in a police cell, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

McBride letter: Phiyega protected 'corrupt' cops

2015-10-13 14:39

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega should be placed on precautionary suspension for failing to take action against three KwaZulu-Natal officers allegedly implicated in corruption, a letter written by Robert McBride to the police minister says.

New Ipid boss: No phones, no laptops

2015-09-13 15:00

No cellphones or laptops in meetings. That’s the order from the new Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss in a bid to prevent media leaks.

Ipid employees head to Labour Court to fight transfers and suspensions

2015-09-03 12:41

Three employees of police watchdog Ipid will apply this afternoon to the Johannesburg Labour Court for an order preventing acting head Israel Kgamanyane from suspending or transferring them.

McBride 'could be back in office tomorrow'

2015-08-28 19:36

Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride could be back in his office "tomorrow", without ever answering to the grave charges of misconduct against him, counsel for the police minister has argued in the High Court in Pretoria.

McBride to challenge Nhleko's powers

2015-08-27 05:59

Robert McBride is expected to start his constitutional challenge regarding Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's powers to suspend him in a case starting at the High Court in Pretoria.

No reason for Macia to be in cells, court hears

2015-07-31 13:20

There was no reason for Mido Macia, the Mozambican taxi driver dragged behind a police van, to be in the Daveyton police station cells, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

McBride loses bid to put disciplinary hearing on hold

2015-07-14 16:16

Suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride will have to face the music at his disciplinary hearing, after losing a court application to have it put on hold.

McBride hearing postponed over chairperson's authority

2015-07-06 14:41

Suspended Independent Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride has spent his birthday listening to a challenge over the validity of the chairperson appointed to hear his disciplinary case.

Ipid opens inquest into fatal Cape Town shoot-out

2015-07-02 11:40

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has opened an inquest after the police's flying squad shot dead a man and injured another during a high-speed chase in Kuils River, Cape Town.


IPID summoned to Parliament over Mpanza shooting

2015-11-03 18:31

IPID has been summoned to brief Parliament's portfolio committee on police on the shocking CCTV footage showing the close-range shooting of Khulekani Mpanza in Krugersdorp.

Nhleko wants McBride to pay back R60K

2015-09-20 15:00

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko’s fight with suspended Independent Police Investigative Directoratehead Robert McBride has escalated after he wrote to McBride telling him he would be taking away his head of department allowance.

Suspended Gauteng Hawks head officially fired

2015-09-04 13:04

Suspended Gauteng Hawks head Major-General Shadrack Sibiya has been fired following a disciplinary inquiry into his role in the illegal deportation of five Zimbabweans.

10 cops due in court for murder, torture

2015-09-01 07:09

Ten police officers charged with the murder and torture of a man they were questioning for theft, are expected to apply for bail at the Tembisa Magistrate's Court.

Suspension unlawful, says McBride

2015-08-27 21:11

The untrammelled powers of the police minister to get rid of the head of IPID was unconstitutional and should be subjected to Parliamentary scrutiny, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Mogoeng, Zuma to meet over criticisms of judiciary

2015-08-04 21:06

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng will meet President Jacob Zuma later this month to discuss the ANC’s recent criticism of the judiciary, the Presidency says.

McBride wins one round

2015-07-24 11:11

The disciplinary proceedings of suspended Ipid boss Robert McBride have been ordered to be put on hold by the Labour Court in Johannesburg.

Minister’s daughter scores top job

2015-07-12 06:44

The daughter of a deputy minister has landed herself a top job at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate, apparently without having the required qualifications and experience.

McBride disciplinary hearing to hear stay application

2015-07-06 06:55

Suspended Ipid head Robert McBride is expected to make a formal application to his disciplinary hearing for the stay of proceedings pending a court challenge.

Police constable in dock after two colleagues shot

2015-06-27 15:41

A police constable will appear in the Sterkspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of murder and attempted murder of two of his colleagues.

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