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Most Ipid legal staff employed in late 2015

Most of the legal service staff at Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) were employed in the third quarter of 2015. This is according to the national spokesperson for the police watchdog. Spokesperson Robbie Raburabu says there were constraints on Ipid for most of 2015, as the majority of legal services employees were hired in the third quarter of the year. The Ipid is responsible for investigating allegations of misconduct and criminal activity on the part of police officers, either against the public or their colleagues.

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'I was jailed for filming a police assault'

2016-01-08 09:52

A Cape Town man recounts his experience at the hands of police officers who detained him for filming an arrest.

Don't make Krugersdorp cop case racial - Ipid

2015-11-14 12:12

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has called on unions to not turn the case involving the Krugersdorp police officers accused of murdering a suspected criminal into a racial matter.

Krugersdorp 'execution' cops denied bail

2015-11-13 11:18

Three police officers accused of shooting dead a suspect in cold blood - which was captured on CCTV footage - have been denied bail in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

'Execution' cops to hear if they are granted bail

2015-11-13 07:19

Three Krugersdorp policemen, allegedly caught on camera killing Khulekani Mpanza, are expected to hear whether they have been granted bail.

Krugersdorp 'execution' cops back in court

2015-11-10 05:49

Three of the four police officers implicated in the killing of Khulekani Mpanza are expected to apply for bail in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

'Execution' officers feel hurt about their treatment - union

2015-11-03 19:42

The officers arrested in connection with the killing of Khulekani Mpanza feel hurt about the way they are being treated following the incident, the SA Policing Union says.

'Executed' Mpanza had previous gun-crime conviction

2015-11-03 15:49

Khulekani Mpanza – a suspected criminal who was allegedly gunned down by Krugersdorp police after an exchange of fire – is no stranger to being on the wrong side of the law.

'Cato Manor hit squad' case postponed

2015-10-09 17:10

The protracted trial of the so-called “Cato Manor hit squad” has been postponed with two of the 28 accused ill and unable to attend court, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

 

‘Arrogant’ cops yet to quiz witnesses, 6 days after killing Nando's employee

2016-03-01 12:51

A top forensic expert has agreed to investigate a shooting in Cape Town that saw a mother-of-two being mistakenly killed by police on her way home from work.

Man dies after Kempton Park drug arrest

2016-01-23 14:20

An angry crowd has reportedly thrown rocks and bottles at police after a man believed to be a Nigerian national died in a police van after being arrested for possession of drugs.

Police deny brutality claims after Phoenix video

2015-12-02 12:29

Police have denied claims of brutality after a video emerged this week on social media showing officers arresting a woman in Phoenix, north of Durban.

'Execution' cops' bail denial is racist - Popcru

2015-11-13 15:31

Popcru president Sizakele Cebekhulu has described a magistrate's decision not to grant three Krugersdorp police officers, accused of murder and defeating the ends of justice, as "racist".

'Execution' cops refused to sign suspension letters, court told

2015-11-13 11:00

Four policemen linked to the killing of Khulekani Mpanza, apparently refused to sign suspension letters served on them, the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court heard.

Sentencing proceedings in Mido Macia murder case to begin

2015-11-11 05:48

The sentencing proceedings of eight policemen found guilty of murdering Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia is expected to get under way.

Second video emerges of suspect shot at by cops

2015-11-05 09:17

Gauteng police say they are investigating a video of a suspected robber who was shot by police - days after four police officers were arrested for killing a suspected criminal in cold blood.

Krugersdorp 'execution' cop granted bail

2015-11-03 17:05

One of the four police officers implicated in the killing of Khulekani Mpanza has been granted bail in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

Eyewitness tells of Krugersdorp 'execution'

2015-11-03 07:09

A Krugersdorp bottle store worker has told how he spoke to a man just moments before the suspect was shot dead by police in an incident captured on CCTV cameras.

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.

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