Why Cele wants Sitole axed

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Police Minister Bheki Cele and national police commissioner Khehla Sitole are at loggerheads and have both asked the president to intervene. Picture: Morapedi Mashashe
Police Minister Bheki Cele and national police commissioner Khehla Sitole are at loggerheads and have both asked the president to intervene. Picture: Morapedi Mashashe

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The animosity between SA’s two top anti-crime leaders is said to run deep and has even descended into a dispute about whether the minister should still be called ‘general’

As embattled national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole looks increasingly likely to lose his position, City Press has established that the top cop allegedly met with President Cyril Ramaphosa recently in a last-ditch effort to clear his name.

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