Court rules against McBride in suspension matter

2015-03-18 10:51
Robert Mcbride (File: Beeld)

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Pretoria - The North Gauteng High Court ruled on Wednesday that an application by Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) head Robert McBride for an interdict against his suspension is not urgent, reports said.

The matter has thus been struck off the roll, Eyewitness News reported.

"The facts do not support the relief sought, nor the applicable legal considerations. It is accordingly struck off the roll," Judge Hans Fabricius said in a written judgment.

The ruling means that Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's decision to suspend McBride remains in place.

McBride went to court last week seeking an urgent interdict against Nhleko’s decision to suspend him.

The suspension related to an Ipid report which exonerated Hawks head Anwa Dramat of the illegal rendition of five Zimbabweans in 2010, reported News24.

Read more on:    police  |  ipid  |  hawks  |  nathi nhleko  |  robert mcbride

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