KZN top cop slammed for lack of co-operation during July unrest

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Former Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Former Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

The KwaZulu-Natal police commissioner faced backlash after he was accused of being disrespectful and unco-operative during the July unrest.

This was revealed by the former Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, who told the commission that Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi even went on paternity leave in the midst of the unrest.

The now speaker of the National Assembly, Mapisa-Nqakula, was speaking during the national investigation hearing by the South African Human Rights Commission, held in Durban, on Monday.

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