Gauteng’s admired outgoing police commissioner says his departure is voluntary as Riah Phiyega continues to take flack for botching his replacement.
National commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced Lieutenant General Bethuel Zuma as the new Gauteng provincial commissioner.
The DA has called for a renewal of Gauteng’s police commissioner Mzwandile Petros’s contract after he resigned following talks about his employment.
Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros believes only dedicated police officers who "love democracy" are what is needed in the police service.
Gauteng police head Mzwandile Petros says he has had his hands too full to be part of a conspiracy to oust crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli.
Widespread allegations of manipulated crime statistics have risen in Paarl but the police officers responsible will probably get away with it.
Eight people were arrested on Sunday night as part of the investigation into the burglary at Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros’s house.
The Bryanston home of Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros has been burgled, media reported.
The department of public works will spend about R745 000 to rent a house for Gauteng police commissioner Mzwandile Petros.
Discovery of unrecorded post-mortem reports and allegations of police negligence and manipulation of crime figures raises alarm bells
About 50% of South Africa’s crime is committed in Gauteng, the new Gauteng police commissioner, Mzwandile Petros, said on Monday.
A police report leaked to the M&G alleges that a captain at Paarl station had the responsibility of manipulating crime statistics.
Fourteen Hawks are implicated in cases involving murder and torture, but the Western Cape police commissioner hasn’t taken any action.
Western Cape police commissioner Mzwandile Petros is set to replace Jackie Selebi as South Africa’s police boss.
Orders to falsify a Tony Yengeni drunken driving docket came from Western Cape police commissioner Mzwandile Petros, a court heard on Thursday.
Cape Town mayor Helen Zille has accused cellphone giant Vodacom of helping the ANC-controlled Western Cape government to illegally spy on her.
More than a month after he was suspended for his role in Tony Yengeni’s alleged drunk-driving incident, a senior Western Cape police officer does still not know the date of his disciplinary hearing. ”People from disciplinary management are closer to setting a date,” said Western Cape police spokesperson Director Novela Potelwa.
Police are investigating charges of corruption and obstruction of justice against a senior Cape Town policeman involved in Tony Yengeni’s alleged drunk-driving saga. Provincial police spokesperson Novel Potelwa said that Goodwood station commissioner, Senior Superintendent Siphiwe Hewana, had also been suspended without pay, and faced an internal disciplinary hearing.
A senior Cape Town police officer may face disciplinary charges after making conflicting statements on the time of the recent arrest of former African National Congress chief whip Tony Yengeni for drunken driving. The step follows reports that police may have bungled the arrest by delaying taking a blood-alcohol sample.
Cape Town mayor Helen Zille has asked the police to let her listen to tapes related to the city’s ”spy” affair. Her request, in a letter to provincial Commissioner Mzwandile Petros on Monday, comes after police played some of the tapes to journalists. She said in a statement that Petros had also ”presented” the tapes to Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool.
Under no circumstances should a patient’s medical records be disclosed unless he or she gives personal consent, a seminar hosted by the South African Human Rights Commission was told on Tuesday. Chairperson of the South African Medical Association Dr Kgosi Letlape said medical records should not be disclosed without consent.
The docket on the theft of Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang’s medical records was returned to the police on Monday, said the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). ”It became necessary for us to do so because there are certain areas of investigation which still need to receive attention,” said NPA spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
Western Cape police and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Tuesday scoffed at claims that police are about to arrest Sunday Times editor Mondli Makhanya and deputy managing editor Jocelyn Maker. ”We wish to state that there is no truth in reports that [they] will be arrested and/or be brought before court this week,” NPA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said.
Intelligence authorities are to investigate Cape Town mayor and Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille’s claims of ”agents provocateurs” in the city, and the mudslinging in the media regarding the issue must be stopped, Western Cape Premier Ebrahim Rasool announced on Monday.