Decision on Mdluli was illegal - judge

2013-09-23 20:19

The decision to withdraw fraud and corruption charges against former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli has been slated by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Mkhwanazi 'not Northern Cape police boss'

2012-08-30 22:32

Police have denied that former acting police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has been appointed police commissioner of the Northern Cape.

Sunday Times: No record of bribes

2012-07-18 22:14

Police have confirmed that there is no record that Sunday Times journalists accepted bribes, its editor Ray Hartley says.

Mdluli must explain R150k home upgrade

2012-06-17 14:40

Suspended crime intelligence head lieutenant-general Richard Mdluli will have to explain why R150 000 of police funds was used to upgrade security at his house when he appears before a disciplinary hearing.

Mkhwanazi: I'm ready for any probe

2012-06-07 22:31

Acting police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says that he is ready for any investigation into allegations that he looted the crime intelligence fund.

Police staying silent after Mdluli ruling

2012-06-06 22:27

The police are not commenting on the interdict preventing former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli carrying out police duties, a spokesperson says.

Hands off Mdluli, court tells police bosses

2012-06-06 16:00

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa and acting police boss Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi have been barred from assigning controversial former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli any duties, a court has ruled.

High court to hear FUL's Mdluli application

2012-06-05 08:23

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will hear an application by Freedom Under Law for an urgent interdict preventing Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli from serving on the police force.

Sexwale lashes out over Mdluli

2012-06-04 08:10

Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale says the public has lost confidence in the justice system because of the way the suspension of Richard Mdluli has been handled.

NGOs act against Mdluli

2012-06-03 14:42

Civil society organisations Corruption Watch and the Social Justice Coalition have filed a joint application to join Freedom Under Law's court application for former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli to be suspended.

Mdluli's woes continue

2012-06-02 10:00

The SA Police Service will try to set aside the lifted suspension of Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, claiming the order was "either fraudulently or grossly improperly obtained".

Mdluli back at work - again

2012-06-01 18:33

Former police spy boss Richard Mdluli has had his police suspension lifted by claiming he was being subjected to "double double jeopardy".

DA lauds Mdluli suspension

2012-05-27 22:05

The DA has congratulated the acting national police commissioner for suspending crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli and standing up to "political interference".

Mdluli's job a 'police matter'

2012-05-24 20:55

Police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli is still at work and his possible suspension is a matter "between employer and employee", a national police spokesperson says.

Mkhwanazi office mum on Mdluli

2012-05-21 18:12

Acting police chief Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi's office has declined to confirm if he had signed a notice to suspend former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

Newspaper demands proof

2012-05-20 14:41

In a front-page opinion article, the Sunday Times has demanded the police hand over evidence that its journalists accepted bribes.

Mdluli was apartheid 'SB' policeman

2012-05-13 18:15

ANC activists who were detained in the East Rand are starting to speak out about Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli’s past as a security branch policeman.

Zuma letter led to Mdluli's removal

2012-05-09 17:10

Serious allegations of corruption and nepotism against him were not the reasons behind the shock removal of crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli.

Cops still using apartheid front company

2012-05-06 20:00

The front company allegedly used by crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and other agents to plunder a secret “slush fund”, was started by the apartheid-era police.

Cops to stick to their guns

2012-04-26 22:12

The disarming of police officers declared incompetent to handle firearms has been halted, police management says.

Madonsela to probe acting top cop

2012-04-25 20:38

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has decided to investigate allegations of abuse of power and improper conduct against acting national police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi.

Experts say Hawks bill won't pass

2012-04-24 18:06

The draft bill on the Hawks fails to give the unit the independence the Constitutional Court demanded in a landmark judgment last year, law expert Pierre de Vos has told MPs.

Cop boss: Powers take cases from police

2012-04-20 08:28

External "powers" often take cases away from the police, telling officers that they do not “have rights to investigate certain case dockets”, acting police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi says.

Top cops under fire in Parliament

2012-04-17 21:06

The chairperson of Parliament's portfolio committee on police has called into question the integrity of top police management, given the controversies involving Richard Mdluli and Johan Booysen.

Secret funds buy hideaway for top cops

2012-04-16 12:09

The crime intelligence unit used secret state funds to buy a holiday resort in KwaZulu-Natal for the exclusive use of the unit’s top officers, according to a police report.


Suspended police boss back at work

2012-11-27 16:30

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega has reinstated supply chain management divisional head Lieutenant General Gary Kruser after he had been suspended for almost a year.

Conman told cops he was a Hawks brigadier

2012-07-29 20:01

A conman, since declared dead by home affairs, managed to trick the police into believing he was a brigadier with the Hawks, the Sunday Independent reports.

Ex-VIP protection head takes Mdluli's role

2012-06-26 18:45

Major General Chris Ngcobo has been appointed as acting head of Crime Intelligence and Protection and Security Services in a move aimed at stabilising the troubled police division.

Save the police, says Zille

2012-06-09 19:00

The police service needs to be rescued from its current scandal-ridden situation, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille says at the party’s Limpopo congress.

Mkhwanazi allegations suspicious, says DA

2012-06-07 21:08

The Democratic Alliance has called on the auditor general to investigate "suspicious" allegations that acting police boss Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi misspent money from the crime intelligence budget on cars.

Mdluli ruling 'a victory for all'

2012-06-06 20:50

The interdict against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli carrying out police duties is good for all South Africans, DA spokesperson Dianne Kohler Barnard says.

Mdluli 'too stressed' to work

2012-06-05 15:19

Suspended police crime intelligence boss Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli says he is ill and cannot work, because his doctor has booked him off for stress and hypertension, and told him he needs rest.

Mdluli case to continue - SAPS

2012-06-04 10:46

The SA Police Service and suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli's lawyers are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Labour Court even though the court has lifted his suspension.

DA: Mdluli ruling a victory for common sense

2012-06-03 17:26

The Johannesburg Labour Court ruling which overturned the lifting of crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli's suspension, is a victory for common sense, the Democratic Alliance says.

Court rules against Mdluli

2012-06-03 11:00

The Johannesburg Labour Court has ruled in favour of the application by the SA Police Service to set aside the lifting of the suspension of Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Police to challenge Mdluli ruling

2012-06-01 22:41

The SA Police Service will bring an urgent court application in the Johannesburg Labour Court to set aside the lifted suspension of Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Mdluli's security clearance expires

2012-05-30 20:24

Suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli's security clearance has lapsed, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa says.

Mdluli has been suspended

2012-05-27 09:49

Controversial former crime intelligence boss lieutenant general Richard Mdluli has been suspended, the office of acting national police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has said.

Zuma won't be drawn on Mdluli

2012-05-22 21:01

President Jacob Zuma has declined to be drawn on the merits of an earlier decision to reinstate police crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.

Mkhwanazi signed Mdluli suspension

2012-05-21 10:30

Acting police chief Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has signed a notice of suspension for former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.

Police move to suspend Mdluli - again

2012-05-17 19:15

Controversial top cop Richard Mdluli has been told by his bosses to give reasons why he should not be suspended, City Press reports.

Cops told to drop Mduli case

2012-05-13 14:40

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa told the police to stop investigating former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, it has been reported.

Mdluli's removal immediate - Mthethwa

2012-05-09 15:14

SA Police Service crime intelligence unit head Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli is to be "shifted" from his current position immediately, says Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa.

Firearm retraining for 6 500 cops

2012-04-30 11:37

A total of 6 536 police officers who failed firearm competency tests would undergo urgent retraining.

Police boss welcomes protector probe

2012-04-26 12:40

Acting national police commissioner Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi has welcomed the public protector's decision to investigate him for alleged abuse of power and improper conduct.

Public to stay in dark over Mdluli findings

2012-04-24 22:36

The public protector has conceded that as with the outcome of other investigations by the inspector general of intelligence, the findings of the Richard Mdluli investigation will not be made public.

R5m spent on Mdluli family

2012-04-22 16:27

It cost the crime intelligence unit R5m to employ Lieutenant General Richard Mdluli's family members and supply them with luxury cars, sa newspaper reports.

MPs back police over Treasury cut

2012-04-19 22:36

Staff at "over-stretched" forensic science laboratories face "burn-out" after an instruction by the Treasury for the police to cut back on hiring in the coming year.

Mthethwa's request for probe welcomed

2012-04-16 21:28

Cosatu has welcomed Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa's decision to refer allegations that he misused police intelligence funds to the auditor general.

Spy boss keeps it in the family

2012-04-15 19:00

Spy boss Richard Mdluli handed a list with names of family members who had to be appointed as secret agents to his unit, the Hawks say.

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