The events that have unfolded in the DA have shown that Zille has more influence than Maimane. He serves at her pleasure, writes Ralph Mathekga.
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The police's Crime Intelligence boss, Peter Jacobs, is facing a list of grievances from senior officials in his unit.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has appointed Major General Peter Jacobs as the divisional commissioner of crime intelligence.
The Cape Town Labour Court has reserved judgment in the challenge by senior police officers Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs to what they argue was a demotion.
Transferring major-generals Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs to ''benign'' police clusters made no sense, the lawyer for the two has said in the Labour Court.
The sudden transfer of two Western Cape top cops - Jeremy Vearey and Peter Jacobs - is reminiscent of the days when apartheid police never had to explain themselves, the Labour Court in Cape Town has heard.
A complaint, lodged in March against Lieutenant General Peter Jacobs and Major General Jeremy Vearey, has been deemed unfounded.
The police are keeping mum on whether the Western Cape’s Crime Intelligence head is properly qualified for the job, as it emerged in court this week that he apparently still has no security clearance and did not matriculate.
Western Cape Major-General Jeremy Vearey was only acting as deputy provincial commissioner for detective services, and was not entitled to keep the position, a lawyer has told the Labour Court.
The Western Cape head of crime intelligence, Major-General Mzwandile Tiyo, had no security clearance and was unfit to possess a firearm when his predecessor Major-General Peter Jacobs was shifted to make way for him, the Labour Court in Town has heard.
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