New evidence comes to light in Ipid's probe against top cop

The Independent Police Investigative Directorate's (Ipid) latest evidence shows that between 2014 and 2016, police acting commissioner Khomotso Phahlane sold or traded several cars and was paid well above the book price for the vehicles.

EWN Barry Bateman says a pattern is visible in these particular deals between Phahlane and the car dealership.

It just doesn't make business sense for the dealership to be doing this and it certainly raises questions.

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

Bateman says this accusation ties in with the building of Phahlane's house where service providers were paid in cash. The money was paid to the service provider in plastic bags from the back of Phahlane's car.

If you look at the sales of these vehicles, there was money laundering and it raises further questions about how his house was paid for, and this is how Ipid explains the continuation with this investigation.

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

To hear more of Barry Bateman's report, listen below:

Read More
Ipid files fresh evidence against top cop, Phalane

Ipid files fresh evidence against top cop, Phalane

Ipid has filed an affidavit in the ongoing investigation against the acting national police commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane.

Eusebius McKasier calls out Acting Police Commissioner

Eusebius McKasier calls out Acting Police Commissioner

Eusebius McKaiser's Friday Open Line took off with a dedication to President Zuma and an address to Khomotso Phahlane.

Phahlane won't answer why ANC members are convening at Luthuli House

Phahlane won't answer why ANC members are convening at Luthuli House

Police commissioner says questions about the role of ANC members amid protest action against Zuma should be directed to the ANC.

The Chief Justice burglary investigation and why it does not add up

The Chief Justice burglary investigation and why it does not add up

Pieter-Louis Myburgh and Karima Brown expose gaping holes in the story that is setting off investigative journalism alarm bells.

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Mystery man implicated in Chief Justice burglary 'well connected' - Times journo

Times journalist Stephan Hofstatter gives the lowdown on Nkosinathi Msimango, the man allegedly linked to the investigation.

'Phahlane should've been clear before announcing Chief Justice burglary arrests'

'Phahlane should've been clear before announcing Chief Justice burglary arrests'

Johan Burger says cops could have been more responsible by clarifying that connections to the crime had not yet been established.

Popular articles
Home Affairs to follow up on special dispensation permit for Zimbabweans in SA

Home Affairs to follow up on special dispensation permit for Zimbabweans in SA

Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department will respond to all Zimbabweans under special dispensation.

702 opens Walk the Talk entries, welcomes new sponsor MTN SA

702 opens Walk the Talk entries, welcomes new sponsor MTN SA

702 has officially launched The MTN Walk the Talk with 702 for 2017, and the 15-year event is getting better and bigger.

No escaping the tax man even if you work outside SA

No escaping the tax man even if you work outside SA

Government is intending to change the way foreign income is taxed by introducing taxes to a large South African diaspora.

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Earn peanuts? How to best invest very small amounts...

Got a spare R200 or R300 a month? Here’s how to make that money work hard and grow…

Meet the founder of Capitec Bank, named ‘Best Bank on Earth and Cheapest in SA’

Meet the founder of Capitec Bank, named ‘Best Bank on Earth and Cheapest in SA’

Michiel le Roux speaks about the fascinating story behind the little bank that has the Big 4 shaking in their boots.

5 most important years in anyone’s life (when it comes to investing)

5 most important years in anyone’s life (when it comes to investing)

How old are you? Financial advisor Warren Ingram discusses the five most important ages in anyone’s investment career.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?