Tag Archives | Crime Intelligence

DA calls on McBride to volunteer for special leave

Reports have confirmed that Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) Head, Robert McBride, charged with child abuse and assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, was granted R10 000 bail in the Pretoria Magistrates Court today. Given the fact that the Constitutional Court has given Parliament two years to amend the laws that govern the…

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DA to refer ‘Project Wonder’ to the Inspector-General of Intelligence for investigation

The DA notes with concern the revelation of continued interference in police operations by suspended heads of SAPS, Crime Intelligence and Hawks through an alleged clandestine intelligence operation called ‘Project Wonder’. The reported participation of operatives in these agencies in this project, specifically the illegal monitoring of Cabinet Ministers and their support staff, diverts attention…

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Parliament must investigate bizarre Crime Intelligence anti-Zuma spying

The DA will write to the Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Police, Francois Beukman, to request that he summon the new acting National Police Commissioner (NPC), Lieutenant General Lesetja Mothiba, following reports that he agreed to set up a covert Crime Intelligence unit to identify and spy on ‘anti-Zuma’ individuals and organisations. Reports today…

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DA welcomes reinstatement of Mdluli charges

The DA welcomes the reinstatement of some of the charges against disgraced Crime Intelligence Head, Richard Mdluli, by the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana.   This comes after the Supreme Court of Appeal ruling this afternoon to reinstate charges against Mdluli after they had been dropped. The Court also stated that “action…

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