Top cop Sitole and key generals look to SCA for salvation

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National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole.
National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole.
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Top cop Khehla Sitole has placed his fate in the hands of the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in a desperate bid to overturn a scathing court ruling, which affirmed that he had breached his fundamental duties as a policeman – a blight on his probity that could see him axed.

In the fight alongside him are deputy national commissioners, Francinah Vuma and Leonard Tsumane, who were found by Pretoria High Court Judge Norman Davis to have breached their statutory duty in terms of the IPID Act by effectively blocking a string of corruption investigations spearheaded by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).

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