Jackie Selebi still getting pension and medical aid

Former police chief Jackie Selebi is seen outside the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. (Samantha Reinders, M&G)

Former police chief Jackie Selebi is seen outside the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. (Samantha Reinders, M&G)

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa revealed this while responding to a written question from the Democratic Alliance in Parliament, the Star reported on Thursday.
 
Selebi’s employment contract was simply allowed to lapse in August 2009, instead of him being dishonourably discharged. This meant he still receives a “huge, fat pension and medical aid”, Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler Barnard said.
 
Selebi lost his appeal against a corruption conviction in the Supreme Court of Appeal in December.
 
He is currently serving a 15-year jail term, but has been in and out of hospital with kidney problems. – Sapa

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