Richard Mdluli relieved of all his duties, says Mbalula - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-01-17 14:00

Suspended crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli has been relieved of his duties in a mutual agreement, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula.


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Mbalula: A breakdown on the festive season operation of the police will be delivered next week. The briefing has ended.

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Mbalula: All issues related to corruption are being investigated. Don't be surprised by what you see about the Assets Forfeiture Unit.

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Mbalula: "The fight against corruption is a revolution that is not going to be televised"

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Sithole says Mdluli was persuaded to step down as he was close to retirement.

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National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole is now speaking to the media.

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Lieutenant-General Yolisa Matakata was appointed the acting Hawks head.

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This followed a ruling by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that his appointment was irregular and unlawful. He then retired.

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The position for a head for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation was left vacant after Major-General Berning Ntlemeza was forced out in April.

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This briefing was set to take place last year but was postponed:

Mbalula postpones Hawks head briefing

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has postponed the briefing intended to outline the processes involved in the appointment of a new head for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation.

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The minister will also discuss the implementation of his plan to de-escalate resources from the head office to the ground and bringing top police managers closer to the people.

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Mbalula is also set to make strategic announcements on matters relating to the Crime Intelligence Division.

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