He said he and other officials opened an operational centre before the riots and looting started. The centre would facilitate Zuma's move to prison.
"I would now and again speak to the commissioner because I found out that there was a talk with him and the general in Nkandla, which is what we were trying to avoid. We wanted to have one command".
He said the police had been ready to execute the escorting to Zuma to prison.
"We were ready, as the police, with the group that was going to execute the escort of the former president."
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