Tag Archives | Kgomotso Phahlane

DA Leader Maimane requests formal meeting with Public Protector

I have today written to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, requesting a formal meeting in order to discuss a number of pressing matters linked to her office, and the performance of her constitutional mandate to investigate misconduct by government departments and entities and to protect the public’s interest. The role of the Public Protector…

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Mbalula should suspend Phahlane over allegations of non-cooperation with IPID

The DA will write to the new Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, to strongly urge him to do what his predecessor, Nathi Nhleko, failed to do, and immediately suspend Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, pending the outcome of the current Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) investigations into numerous disturbing allegations against him. Reports today indicate…

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Phahlane investigation: DA submits CPN Forensic Report to IPID

The DA is in possession of the full forensic report, conducted by CPN forensic and accounting services, into allegations by the Police and Civil Rights Union (POPCRU) of corruption in the forensic services, which at that time was headed up by the now Acting National Police Commissioner, General Phahlane. These allegations include: Procurement irregularities: –…

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Phahlane’s ‘Back to Basics’ approach on HR welcome; sound financial management must follow

The DA welcomes the announcements made today by Acting National Police Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane, about processes underway to address human resource deficiencies within the South African Police Service (SAPS). His words today echo the call made to him by the Democratic Alliance (DA) upon his appointment to implement all the necessary measures to address the systemic…

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SAPS ‘purges’ are a welcome cleansing of the police service

The DA welcomes reports of a SAPS senior management reshuffle that has been initiated by acting National Police Commissioner, Kgomotso Phahlane, but cautions that this must not be undertaken simply as a purge of those perceived to be close to suspended Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega. This reshuffle must proceed only on the basis of objective…

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