The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) has approached the North Gauteng High Court to interdict several police officers from conducting counter-investigations of its members.
Ipid has accused the police of allowing detectives to investigate its members, saying it was part of a ploy to derail the case against former acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane.
Essentially, the case Ipid is making is that there is a conflict of interest between the police officers who are engaged in investigations of Ipid members.— Barry Bateman, Senior EWN reporter
This goes back to the investigation of Khomotso Phahlane which span about two years now. Word has emerged that Phahlane opened up cases against Ipid investigators who conducted raids on his house.— Barry Bateman, Senior EWN reporter
Listen to what Ipid has said about these investigators...