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Police commissioner Khehla Sitole could lose job due to his support of Zuma

Public police magistrate Khehla Sitole's help of previous president Jacob Zuma's group is one reason he could lose his employment. 

Sithole was selected police commission by Zuma in November 2017. 

Toward the start of October the Presidency affirmed that Sitole is confronting suspension, and has been welcome to put forth a defense against his suspension to the president. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa kept in touch with Sitole, after reports that the magistrate had disappointed a test into degenerate acquisition bargains by the Crime Intelligence division. The examinations were being led by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). 

In March, The Citizen announced that Minister of Police Bheki Cele had sent a solicitation to Ramaphosa to organize a test against Sitole. 

Sitole is asserted to have neglected to co-work with Ipid's test into claims including a tax evasion plan to illicitly get to police reserves, and dispense them to purchase votes at the ANC's public elective gathering in 2017. 

The charges likewise include claims identified with the acquirement of a R45 million observation gadget known as a "grabber", that is utilized to catch electronic correspondences. 

City Press on Sunday revealed that there are new charges that Sitole set up a mysterious office, for Zuma's group at the ANC's elective meeting in Mangaung in 2012. 

It adds that individuals supposedly came all through this office with attachés and packs brimming with cash. It additionally asserts that Sitole vowed R60 million to Zuma's group at the Mangaung gathering. 

The cash in the packs was intended to be paid to cops who were staying at work past 40 hours at the Mangaung gathering. In any case, it was purportedly utilized rather to pay favorable to Zuma delegates. 

The mysterious office was set up at the University of the Free State's security workplaces, where the ANC meeting was being held.

Source: The Citizen

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