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Jeppestown top cop has taken over 150 leave days in 2 years

Jeppestown Police Station Brigadier Govindsamy Mariemuthoo has been on leave for 156 days in the space of just two years.

Labour law expert Ndumiso Voyi explained that Mariemuthoo took several types of leave over the period of time.

According to Voyi, 64 of the days Mariemuthoo took off were for incapacity leave due to a knee injury.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

When one considers the fact that the Station Commander has been out of work for over 6 months, in a period of two years, it does look excessive.

Ndumiso Voyi, labour law expert

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