IPID admits 'a few cases' were prematurely closed in Gauteng

2019-10-10 21:47

Despite admitting that there were "a few cases" in Gauteng where the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) didn't do proper investigations before cases were closed, the police watchdog questioned the whistleblower's credibility before the Portfolio Committee on Police.

IPID responds to claims of premature closure of cases, says report expected 'within weeks'

2019-10-09 14:46

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is expecting a report on the premature closure of cases to manipulate performance statistics.

Budget constraints, understaffing and targets at centre of IPID woes - ISS

2019-10-09 06:06

Allegations that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has been closing cases without proper investigation is no surprise says Dr Johan Burger, a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies.

IPID's cover-up of police brutality in SA

2019-10-08 14:46

Viewfinder’s debut investigation exposes how underfunding, state capture and statistical manipulation at the Independent Police Investigative Directorate has failed crime victims and helped violent criminals in the police service escape accountability.

State capture inquiry: IPID investigator told he'd be fired over 'Zimbabwe rendition saga' disciplinary process

2019-09-27 14:05

IPID investigator Innocent Khuba was informed that he would be dismissed if he continued to participate with the disciplinary process over the infamous Zimbabwe rendition saga, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.

McBride hits back at Mkhwebane's report: 'It is irrational, findings can't be reconciled with facts'

2019-09-25 19:36

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss Robert McBride has accused Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's recent report into allegations of maladministration against him as an "erosion of IPID's independence".

State capture: McBride, former police minister butted heads over contradictory Zimbabwe rendition reports

2019-09-25 14:01

Former police minister Nathi Nhleko and former Independent Police Investigative Directorate boss Robert McBride butted heads over the police watchdog's contradictory reports into the infamous Zimbabwe rendition matter, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.

IPID probing deaths of armed robbers after shootout with police in Durban

2019-09-22 22:02

SAPS watchdog, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), is investigating the deaths of nine alleged armed robbers who were killed during a shootout with police in Durban on Saturday.

Two dogs shot after biting cops who stormed Cape Town home

2019-08-01 08:31

A Cape Town family has questioned the force that police officers allegedly used when storming their home, which resulted in their two pitbulls being shot and injured.

Without adequate funding, the fight against crime will be undermined, acting IPID head tells Parliament

2019-07-04 21:52

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) is at the forefront of fighting corruption in the country and therefore, without adequate funding, the fight against crime "will be seriously undermined", its acting executive director, Victor Senna, told the portfolio committee on police.

 

IPID cases 'cover-up': McBride says Viewfinder exposé is 'misleading'

2019-10-10 20:51

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) boss Robert McBride has criticised an exposé by Viewfinder, which found that the police watchdog had failed victims of police brutality by allegedly closing cases to improve statistics.

McBride and IPID officials want Public Protector's report overturned on 18 grounds - report

2019-10-09 11:44

Former Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride and other senior officials say Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's report on the police watchdog should be overturned on at least 18 grounds, according to a report.

DA wants answers from IPID on premature closure of cases

2019-10-08 20:21

The DA wants the acting head of the Independent Police Investigating Directorate (IPID), Victor Senna, and the former head Robert McBride to be summoned to Parliament to explain allegations that the police watchdog prematurely completed or closed cases to manipulate performance statistics.

IPID probes shooting of two cops suspected of KwaZulu-Natal post office robbery

2019-10-03 14:02

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate has launched an investigation into the shooting of two KwaZulu-Natal police officers who have been accused of robbing a post office.

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Innocent Khuba, the Limpopo head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), is expected to continue his testimony at the state capture commission of inquiry on Friday. Watch live.

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State capture: NPA was unwilling to deal with probes involving top cops - IPID investigations head

2019-09-25 18:46

The National Prosecuting Authority was allegedly reluctant to deal with Independent Police Investigative Directorate investigations that involved high-ranking police officials, the commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.

IPID head of investigation to testify at state capture inquiry

2019-09-25 05:27

National head of investigation in the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Matthews Sesoko and Limpopo provincial head of IPID Innocent Khuba are expected to testify at the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture.

IPID investigating incident after off-duty anti-gang unit member shot dead in Franschhoek

2019-08-18 12:11

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating an incident in Franschhoek, Western Cape after an off-duty anti-gang unit member was shot and killed.

Was the Krejcir case a stitch up? NPA, cops deny conspiracy as IPID probes Czech crime boss's claims

2019-07-24 07:41

Nearly four years after being convicted and sent to prison, Czech crime boss Radovan Krejcir and his co-accused are on the offensive, claiming the case against them was an elaborate set up by police and politicians.

Family accuse police of executing Nelspruit man

2019-06-10 21:54

The family of a well-known Nelspruit man have accused the police of executing him while he was lying on the ground. The police, however, claim that the man was waving toy gun around when he was shot.

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