The arms deal judgment will have implications for future commissions of inquiry. The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria set aside the findings of the 2015 Seriti commission report into the billion-rand arms deal.
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South Africa is in a depressed state. The outlook is grim and questions about the current climate are rich with cynicism and doubt. But there is hope yet, writes Mandy Wiener.
The significance of Richard Mdluli's conviction is immense as it marks the end of an era of capture and destruction. It is a signal that a man who was seen as all powerful is in fact not above the law.
Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng, who is delivering judgment in the kidnapping and assault case of former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli, has questioned how the family of slain Oupa Ramogibe could have foreseen in 1999 that Mdluli would be appointed as head of crimes intelligence in 2009.
Several years after the trial began against former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi on charges relating to the 1999 kidnapping, assault and intimidation of Oupa Ramogibe, judgment will finally be delivered.
Suspended special director of public prosecutions, Lawrence Mrwebi, has told the Mokgoro Inquiry that he never met former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and had no reason to favour him.
North Gauteng Director of Public Prosecutions Sibongile Mzinyathi has told the Mokgoro inquiry that he was pushed into a corner and forced to agree to the provisional withdrawal of charges against former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.
A senior state advocate has told the Mokgoro inquiry that he was "worried" that former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli was being "protected" when charges against him were withdrawn in 2011.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says suspended Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli’s position will now be vacant after he was granted early service termination.
It was not a coincidence that former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli was arrested several days after his appointment, his lawyer has said.
Former Gauteng crime intelligence boss Patrick Mokushane is about to become the unit’s acting national head. An announcement is expected to be made tomorrow.
The sentencing proceedings of former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi are expected to be heard on September 19 and 20 in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.
Former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli and his co-accused Mthembeni Mthunzi have been found guilty on charges relating to the 1999 kidnapping and assault of Oupa Ramogibe.
Former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli must have been humiliated when Oupa Ramogibe had an affair with his former lover, Tshidi Buthelezi, a Gauteng High Court judge in Johannesburg has said.
Due to the secretive nature of its work and the large amounts of money that SAPS Crime Intelligence works with, the importance of professional leadership in this environment cannot be overstated, writes Zakhele Mbhele
The Mokgoro inquiry heard that the then acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Nomgcobo Jiba and the then Crime Intelligence Boss Richard Mdluli may have flown together to Durban in 2010, with the tickets paid for by the Secret Service Account (SSA).
Former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach has told the Mokgoro inquiry how it came about that charges were dropped against former Crime Intelligence boss Richard Mdluli.
Police commissioner Lieutenant General Khehla Sitole has addressed Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Police about the vetting of the service's top brass, including the status of several "rogue cops".
Former prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach has reiterated that the case against former police crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli is behind her suspension from the NPA.
Former National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega and suspended former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli have received a combined R11.5 million in salaries and benefits while sitting at home, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has revealed in response to Parliamentary questions.
Former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli has been earning a full salary since he was suspended six years ago.
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