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Ramaphosa set up inquiry to probe Sitole's fitness to hold office - Presidency

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has designated a leading group of request to investigate National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole's wellness to hold office. 

The president has affirmed that he kept in touch with Sitole in September and allowed him 14 days to react identifying with claims that he neglected to help out the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). 

The public police magistrate has since presented his portrayals. 


In January this year, the High Court found that Sitole and his two appointees had put the interest of the African National Congress (ANC) in front of the country. 

It was discovered that Sitole and his partners declined for a very long time to surrender records to Ipid identifying with a test they were directing into the acquisition interaction of a grabber utilized for observation. 

He pursued that decision and the Supreme Court of Appeal maintained the judgment in June.\ 

The cost was supposedly expanded at that point and there are inquiries concerning what the cash was to be utilized for as the endeavored deal occurred during the ANC's 2017 Nasrec meeting. 

In an assertion on Thursday, the Presidency said that the president set up the request as far as Section 9 of the South African Police Services Act of 1995 and with Section 8 of a similar Act, 68 of 1995. 

These areas manage the deficiency of trust in a common or public police magistrate and the unfortunate behavior of these authorities. 

President @CyrilRamaphosa has welcomed the National Commissioner of Police, General Khehla Sitole, to make portrayals on the Presidents notice to suspend him. This corresponding to claims of his inability to help the IPID. 

Administration | South Africa October 7, 2021 

Sitole has reacted to Ramaphosa's letter, yet subtleties of his reaction stay hazy for the present. 

As per the South African Police Service Act of 1995, President Ramaphosa needs to set up a request. 

It's not yet clear who will head this request, yet Ramphosa said it is on grounds of supposed wrongdoing and his wellness to hold office.

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