McBride recommended as Ipid chief

By Drum Digital
12 November 2013

Cabinet has recommended that former Ekurhuleni metro police chief Robert McBride be appointed head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).

"We believe Mr McBride's appointment as head of Ipid will help this important institution to achieve [its]... mandate," Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said in a statement

Mthethwa said Cabinet decided to recommend McBride as Ipid executive director at a meeting on Wednesday.

"Ipid has been headed by an acting executive director for almost a year and the stability of this important institution is crucial," said Mthethwa.


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