IPID vs SAPS: Stepping over the thin blue line

2017-05-26 14:10

The most recent developments in the ongoing war between the police and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) raise fascinating legal questions about the limits of the each's powers, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

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.

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.

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.

Phahlane lied to Parliament - McBride

2017-02-15 15:16

IPID head Robert McBride has rubbished claims that the police watchdog did not inform the acting national police commissioner about the investigation against him.

Mokotedi backtracks on lie detector test in McBride and O'Sullivan matter

2016-12-20 16:55

Controversial Gauteng Hawks head Prince Mokotedi has reneged on an agreement to be subjected to a lie detector test.

Ipid boss Robert McBride to answer to the Hawks

2016-12-19 11:24

Ipid head Robert McBride has been asked to hand over a warning statement to the Hawks as part of their investigation into him, Ipid spokesperson Moses Dlamini has confirmed.

Just another attempt to get rid of me - McBride on Mokotedi claims

2016-12-13 20:24

Ipid head Robert McBride is not surprised that his name has cropped up in fresh allegations of espionage and treason.

Mokotedi hits out at O'Sullivan, McBride and Sibiya

2016-12-13 12:39

Gauteng Hawks boss Prince Mokotedi has made explosive claims of espionage and high treason against private investigator Paul O’Sullivan, IPID boss Robert McBride and his predecessor Shadrack Sibiya.

McBride issue has not been abused - Nhleko

2016-11-29 22:08

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko on Tuesday denied claims that his bid to have Parliament launch an inquiry into Ipid head Robert McBride was an abuse of process.


IPID launches urgent application against police chief

2017-05-26 12:47

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has launched an urgent High Court application against the acting police commissioner, in a bid to stop any SAPS members with a personal interest in cases from investigating the police watchdog’s members.

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.

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.

Paul O'Sullivan charges won't stand up in court - McBride

2017-02-15 15:34

Private investigator Paul O’Sullivan has never pretended to be an IPID official, and his arrest is a serious act of intimidation, IPID head Robert McBride has told the police committee in Parliament.

IPID in spotlight in Parliament

2017-02-15 05:26

Police watchdog IPID will brief Parliament’s police committee, for the first time since the return of Robert McBride as its head.

The Hawks are not acting in the interests of justice - McBride

2016-12-19 18:11

Ipid boss Robert McBride has refused to submit a warning statement to the Hawks, saying the Hawks' latest move was the culmination of a campaign against him.

Thank you Robert McBride

2016-12-15 11:04

Ever since McBride has been appointed to the position of IPID head, he was a big surprise package and has consistently done his job correctly. He fought back against the corrupt, and done so publicly.

Mokotedi is a criminal with a badge - O'Sullivan

2016-12-13 20:24

Private investigator Paul O'Sullivan, accused by Gauteng Hawks head Prince Mokotedi of attempting to mastermind a revolt against President Jacob Zuma, has landed a scathing counterpunch.

Nhleko request for McBride parliamentary inquiry a no go, again

2016-12-07 17:38

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will have to wait a bit longer for to see if Parliament will go ahead with disciplinary action against Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride.

Dintwe supported Nhleko against McBride

2016-11-28 20:17

Court documents show that Parliament's candidate for next Inspector General of Intelligence supported Police Minister Nathi Nhleko in his failed court battle against IPID head Robert McBride.

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