Police minister to meet with IPID and unions

Police minister to meet with IPID and unions

Newly appointed Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula will meet with the Independant Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), as well as unions on Thursday.

Fikile Mbalula

According to the ministry of police the meeting will take place at police headquarters in Pretoria.

It comes amidst warnings of infighting between the various structures in security sector.

IPID is investigating the lifestyle of acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, while there was also the ongoing battle between IPID head Robert McBride and former Police Minister Nathi Nhleko. 

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McBride returned to his post late last year, after he was suspended by Nhleko. 

That was later overturned by the Constitutional Court. 

IPID oversees police conduct, with a duty to investigate any complaints against the SAPS.

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