IPID, SAPS stand off 'worrisome' - Mbalula

2017-05-23 22:42

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has admitted the relationship breakdown between the Independent Police Investigative Directorate and the police, which was on display in Parliament is "worrisome".

IPID recommends that Phahlane be suspended

2017-05-16 11:21

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has told MPs that acting national police commissioner General Khomotso Phahlane should be suspended to prevent him interfering in IPID probes.

Mbalula must win back public’s trust in police

2017-05-14 09:30

Like a new broom, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula is expected to sweep clean. And I have no doubt that he can carry out that task successfully. What Mbalula has to start with is the image of the SA Police Service.

Cash-strapped IPID struggling to stay afloat - McBride

2017-05-04 17:18

Independent Police Investigate Directorate head Robert McBride has told Parliament the unit's budget is not enough to support future projects.

IPID responds to top cop Phahlane with more financial revelations

2017-04-21 09:27

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has filed responding papers against acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealing shocking new information on alleged 'dubious transactions' in the purchasing of his house and vehicles.

Cape Town cop killed by shot fired by colleague

2017-04-20 17:07

A Cape Town police officer has been killed after his colleague apparently discharged his firearm while cleaning it, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has said.

Ipid probes ejection of EFF from Parliament

2017-03-26 06:00

Police watchdog the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has requested Parliament to furnish it with footage of the removal of Economic Freedom Fighters MPs from sittings in the legislature.

Police should focus on communities, not ANC factional battles - SACP

2017-02-26 19:22

The SAPS should support community activism against real criminals instead of focusing on ANC factional battles, the SACP has said.

Quotes of the week

2017-02-17 22:25

A selection of quotes from some stories News24 published this week.

O'Sullivan appears in court, out on R10 000 bail

2017-02-16 12:54

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has been granted R10 000 bail after he was summonsed to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.


McBride vs Phahlane: Mudslinging match in Parliament

2017-05-16 16:49

IPID head Robert McBride and acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane have been at each other's throats over alleged interference in the watchdog’s probes, during a meeting at Parliament.

SAPS to brief MPs on alleged IPID interference

2017-05-16 04:53

The IPID and the SAPS are expected to brief MPs about alleged interference with the police watchdog's investigations.

Nhleko, McBride relationship was difficult to resolve - Ramaphosa

2017-05-11 19:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has admitted he struggled to get former Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride to restore relations.

Hawks and Ipid to work closer to fight corruption

2017-04-27 21:29

The Hawks and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate have realised they need to work more closely in order to win the fight against corruption.

DA calls for Phahlane suspension again

2017-04-20 18:28

The DA once again called for the suspension of acting national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, pending the outcome of the current IPID probe into him.

Two rape-accused Upington cops released on bail

2017-04-06 22:04

Two police officers accused of raping a woman while off-duty, have been released on bail in the Upington Magistrate’s Court, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate says.

OR Tambo heist details point to involvement of corrupt cops - DA

2017-03-08 15:15

The alleged use of a police car in the R24m heist at OR Tambo International Airport could point to the involvement of corrupt cops, DA MP Zakhele Mbhele has said.

Did IPID inform Phahlane of probe into him in March last year?

2017-02-22 13:02

Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane has told Parliament that anyone with proof that he knew about an IPID investigation into him before November last year should come forward with it.

O'Sullivan wants IPID to probe team that arrested him

2017-02-17 19:36

Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has asked the IPID to probe the police team that arrested him.

Death of two officers raises questions of drug link

2017-02-15 19:24

A police officer committed suicide by shooting himself in the head, twice, and the Hawks and SAPS were engaged in a war over confiscated drugs, police watchdog IPID has told MPs.

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